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Finglesham Grange

A Grade II Listed Building in Northbourne, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2391 / 51°14'20"N

Longitude: 1.3362 / 1°20'10"E

OS Eastings: 632971

OS Northings: 154169

OS Grid: TR329541

Mapcode National: GBR X1N.8N1

Mapcode Global: VHLGZ.33RY

Entry Name: Finglesham Grange

Listing Date: 24 March 1987

Last Amended: 24 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1264328

English Heritage Legacy ID: 428166

Location: Northbourne, Dover, Kent, CT14

County: Kent

District: Dover

Civil Parish: Northbourne

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

In the entry for-

NORTHBOURNE WEST STREET
TR 35 SW Finglesham

Finglesham Grange
4/52

The description shall be amended to read:

House. C18 and C19, remodelled C. 1900. Red brick with ashlar dressings, slate
roofs except red tile to tower. Two parallel ranges with corner entrance tower
and rear wing. Development. The house is in four builds. The main 3 bay front
appears to be a perhaps C. 1840 house with a circa 1860 wing added immediately
behind it. To the right is the entrance tower added circa 1900, behind this is
a wing of the c.1860 build and behind that an C18 cottage.

Exterior Two storeys with plinth and moulded cornice to parapet. Stacks to
rear. Projecting entrance porch-cum-tower to right, 4 storeys with timber and
glazed top stage and tiled spire. Ground floor of main front has central glazed
door, 5 light mullion and transom centred bay to left with baluster parapet, 3
light mullion and transom window to right. Above 2 light indoor flank single
light one, pedimented heads . These dressings and the parapet appear to be
additions of c.1900. Tower has projecting porch with moulded 4 centred arched
doorway at head of half landing and flight of steps. First floor a venetian
type window, second floor a 4 light mullion and transom window. Other
elevations very plain with sash windows in segmental heads. C18 wing has 2
sliding sashes above a modern window.

Interior The more elaborated rooms are new Jacobean of c.1900 but some plain
earlier room survive. Stairhall with open-well stair, turned balusters, ramped
handrail and dado rail with pilasters supporting ceiling fringe. Otherwise
there is contemprary joinery, dado panelling, panelled inglenook recesses with
lugged fire surrounds and moulded geometric ceilings. Interior of C 18 wing
entirely modernized.

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NORTHBOURNE WEST STREET
TR 35 SW Finglesham

4/52 Finglesham Grange

II

House. Mid C19 rebuilding around a C17 core. Red brick with ashlar
dressings and wooden tower. Slate roof. Two parallel ranges with rear
wing. Two storeys and basement with plinth and moulded cornice to
parapet. Stacks to rear. Projecting entrance porch - cum - tower at
right, with open arcaded wooden top stage with spire. Irregular
fenestration of 3 windows of mullion round headed lights with pediments
and shell hoods on first floor, and mullioned and transomed windows with
central French door on ground floor, and canted bay with balusters to
left. Tower with mullioned and transomed second floor window and Venetian
window on first floor above projecting porch with moulded four-centred
arched doorway, at head of half-landing and flight of steps. Rear wings
half-hipped, partly painted, and probably earlier. Interior: sales
particulars photograph (1984) show dado panelled rooms, panelled inglenook
recesses with lugged fire surrounds, moulded geometric ceilings and
spacious stair hall, with open well stair, turned balusters, ramped hand-
rail, and dado rail with pilasters supporting ceiling frieze, all
apparently C19. Occupied by the Master of West Street Hunt, and used by
the 1st Duke of Wellington as a hunting lodge.


Listing NGR: TR3297154169

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

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