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Claire Voyee About 76 Metres South of Port Lympne

A Grade II Listed Building in Lympne, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0749 / 51°4'29"N

Longitude: 1 / 1°0'0"E

OS Eastings: 610254

OS Northings: 134901

OS Grid: TR102349

Mapcode National: GBR SZ5.FNL

Mapcode Global: FRA D6Z8.X09

Entry Name: Claire Voyee About 76 Metres South of Port Lympne

Listing Date: 29 December 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1344208

English Heritage Legacy ID: 175586

Location: Lympne, Shepway, Kent, CT21

County: Kent

District: Shepway

Civil Parish: Lympne

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text


TR 13 SW LYMPNE ALDINGTON ROAD
(South side)

6/10 "Claire-voyée"
about 76 metres
29.12.66 south of Port
Lympne.

GV II

"Claire-voyée". Circa 1920, probably by Philip Tilden, for Sir Philip
Sassoon. Red brick in Flemish bond. Platform built into hillside with 3-bay
loggia under centre of it. Brick steps lead down from right and left ends of
platform against retaining wall. Scrolled wrought iron work with rose and
fleur-de-lys finials, to platform. Round-headed arches to loggia with thin
red tile band across arch heads, and keystone to central arch. Ribless
quadripartite brick vault and shallow wall arcading. Floor laid with
herringboned tiles in octagonal patterns. Semi-circular rear recess to
central bay, with shell roof in herringboned tiles. Narrow tessellated
brick terrace in front of loggia between feet of steps from platform. See
also item 3 & 6/8 (Country Life Vol. LIII, 19.5.1923).


Listing NGR: TR1061635255

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