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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1344161
English Heritage Legacy ID: 175442
Location: Sandgate, Folkestone and Hythe, Kent, CT20
Civil Parish: Sandgate
Built-Up Area: Folkestone
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
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
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