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Jacques Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Elham, Kent

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Latitude: 51.1745 / 51°10'28"N

Longitude: 1.1087 / 1°6'31"E

OS Eastings: 617393

OS Northings: 146294

OS Grid: TR173462

Mapcode National: GBR TZG.C3V

Mapcode Global: VHLH1.5QGZ

Plus Code: 9F3354F5+RF

Entry Name: Jacques Court

Listing Date: 17 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1262954

English Heritage Legacy ID: 433598

Location: Elham, Folkestone and Hythe, Kent, CT4

County: Kent

Civil Parish: Elham

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text


2/19 Jacques Court


Farmhouse, now house. C17, with late C18 and C19 facade and later
alterations. Timber framed. Ground floor red and grey brick in Flemish
bond, first floor pebbledashed, with applied studding. First floor
of left rear return wing and rear tile-hung. Plain tile roof. Central-
entry L-plan. 3 timber-framed bays to front range, that to centre
shorter, and three to rear wing. C20 single-bay addition in a similar style,
to right end, and returning along the rear. 2 storeys, attics and cellar.
Shallow continuous jetty. Hipped roof, hips returning to rear. Rear
wing roof hipped to rear. Brick stack to junction of front range and
left wing, and ridge stack towards right end of front range. Two gabled
dormers with two-light casements. Irregular fenestration of 4 leaded
casements; one three-light to left, one pair of two-light to centre,
one three-light to right, and one small four-light to right end. Three
small two-light casements to left return. Panelled door to left of
centre (to left end of central bay of C17 front range), behind
brick porch with gabled plain tile roof. Interior: Front range has
chamfered axial beams to each floor. Ogee chamfer -stops with cut-
back, to beams, principal posts and wall-plates. Rear wall of central
and right bays on first floor framed with broadly-spaced studding,
two panels to storey, with brick infilling and herringbone top courses.
Tension-braced stud partition. Gunstock-jowled posts. Partly-ceiled
clasped-purlin roof. Brick fireplace with angled back and cambered
bressumer to right end of right C17 bay. Scratch date DR 1637 on a
beam re-used (in C20?) as bressumer of left ground-floor fireplace.
Rear wing has more plainly chamfered axial beams, large fireplace with
wooden bressumer to stack adjoining front range on ground floor, and
roof of aligned butt purlins incorporating some re-used timber. Evidence
for doorways in C17 front range, to rear of central bay on both floors
and to rear of right bay on first floor, probably indicating a former
stair turret in angle between front range and wing. Edge-halved wall-
plate scarf joint.

Listing NGR: TR1739346294

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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