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Shorncliffe Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Sandgate, Kent

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Latitude: 51.0746 / 51°4'28"N

Longitude: 1.1428 / 1°8'34"E

OS Eastings: 620256

OS Northings: 135290

OS Grid: TR202352

Mapcode National: GBR V0P.FRZ

Mapcode Global: FRA F688.YWH

Plus Code: 9F3334FV+V4

Entry Name: Shorncliffe Lodge

Listing Date: 17 April 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1344161

English Heritage Legacy ID: 175442

Location: Sandgate, Folkestone and Hythe, Kent, CT20

County: Kent

Civil Parish: Sandgate

Built-Up Area: Folkestone

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

Shorncliffe Lodge
TR 2035 SW 8/43 17.4.74.
A Mid Cl9 house in a whimsical Gothic style reminiscent of the Regency period.
Irregular plan. The front elevation is 2 to 3 storeys and basement stuccoed.
Central pedimented gable with pierced bargeboards. Lancet-headed windows with
dripmoulding. 2nd floor windows have foliated corbels. lst floor windows have
8 corbels in the shape of assorted Mediaeval heads. Square porch with round-headed
arch and double lancet lights on the sides. To the left of the gabled portion
is a portion sub-divided and now known as "The Keyes" with a doorcase having trfoliated
heads, The portion to the right is known as 'Woodside' and has a 2 storey extension
to its extreme right. The garden elevation has a central pierced gable, coved
eaves cornice and stringcourse. Mainly casement windows on the left hand portion
having iron balconettes on the 2nd floor and with dripmoulding to the right hand
portion. Two 3 light bays to the ground floor and central 3-light curved bow
to 1st floor with 3 Gothic pointed lights and balcony with band of quatrefoils.
This is supported on 4 square columns decorated with trefoliated panels and fan
tracery above. Triple trefoliated-headed lights to French windows behind. Later
glass conservatory. The garden elevation dominates the hillside above Sandgate
and is partly listed for this reason.

Listing NGR: TR2025635290

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

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