History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Laurenden Forstal nine Chimneys

A Grade II* Listed Building in Challock, Kent

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 51.2181 / 51°13'5"N

Longitude: 0.877 / 0°52'37"E

OS Eastings: 601012

OS Northings: 150478

OS Grid: TR010504

Mapcode National: GBR SX8.DKG

Mapcode Global: VHKK8.4NZ2

Plus Code: 9F326V9G+6Q

Entry Name: Laurenden Forstal nine Chimneys

Listing Date: 13 August 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1362736

English Heritage Legacy ID: 181390

Location: Challock, Ashford, Kent, TN25

County: Kent

Civil Parish: Challock

Built-Up Area: Challock

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Find accommodation in


(south side)
Challock Lees

3/15 Nine Chimneys or
Laurenden Forstal


Manor House. C17 with C19 wing. Timber framed and clad in red
brick and tile hanging, with plain tile roof. 2 projecting wings,
that on left entirely C19. Both of 2 storeys, with brick to ground
floor. First floor jettied supported on consoles, and tile hung.
3 hips end on to facade, with 2 large stacks of 4 diagonal chimneys
to left and 5 to right. Irregular fenestration of C19 and C20
leaded casements, with a shallow bay on ground floor of right wing.
Entrance is central open 'half-timbered' porch. Interior: the
original C17 L-shaped building is substantially complete. Features
include a staircase c. 1630, a dog-leg with half-landing, balustraded;
large wooden fire-place mantel, with centre piece carved in high
relief of bunch of grapes. Entrenched purlin roof.Marked on the map
as Laurenden Forstal, its ancient manorial name.

Listing NGR: TR0101250478

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.