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Manor House and Attached Garden Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Gillingham, Medway

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Latitude: 51.3816 / 51°22'53"N

Longitude: 0.5901 / 0°35'24"E

OS Eastings: 580340

OS Northings: 167913

OS Grid: TQ803679

Mapcode National: GBR QR9.61T

Mapcode Global: VHJLW.5JTQ

Plus Code: 9F329HJR+J2

Entry Name: Manor House and Attached Garden Wall

Listing Date: 24 February 1950

Last Amended: 5 December 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1259712

English Heritage Legacy ID: 462608

ID on this website: 101259712

Location: Lower Twydall, Medway, Kent, ME7

County: Medway

Electoral Ward/Division: Rainham North

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Gillingham

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Rainham St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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686-1/8/123 (South East side)
24/02/50 Manor House and attached garden wall
(Formerly Listed as:
(South East side)
Twydall Farmhouse)


Farmhouse. Late C17-early C18, extended C18 and late C19.
Brick, mathematical tile side range, with brick gable and
lateral stacks, and tiled roof.
PLAN: L-shaped single-depth plan with C18 N extension, and
late C19 S extension.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; road front 3-window range. Complex of
various builds; Flemish bond road front has a moulded plat
band, with a left-hand boarded door, and rubbed brick flat
arches to 8/8-pane sashes in flush frames; the late C19
right-hand 1-window section has a lower end with paired gables
with raised kneelers and central blind windows to both floors,
extending half the depth of the end gable which has brick
coping, a 6/6-pane attic sash with a flush frame, and a large
exterior stack part enclosed by the extension.
Rear wing has a straight joint in from the header bond rear
gable, which has a stack, brick coping, the bond extending up
to a straight joint, from which Flemish bond extends to the
front range.
At the N end is third section set forward from the main
entrance, of C18 header bond with 2 ground-floor windows and a
lateral stack, and a canted oriel in the left-hand return with
8/8-pane and flanking 4/4-pane sashes.
The rear has a gabled dormer with 8/8-pane sash.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached brick wall with coped top
extending approx. 100m round garden to N. The N section has
battered buttresses.
HISTORY: formerly the farmhouse accompanying the other listed
farm buildings, including the fine C15 Twydall Barn (qv), with
which it has group value.

Listing NGR: TQ8034167914

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