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KITE MANOR

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: KITE MANOR

List entry Number: 1061121

Location

KITE MANOR, BROAD STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Kent

District: Shepway

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Monks Horton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 27-Aug-1952

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 175609

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History

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Details

TR 13 NW MONKS HORTON

3/33 Broad Street

27.8.52 Kite Manor

II*

House. C15, with mid-to-late C16, early C18 and C19 alterations. Timber framed, with plaster infilling. Ground floor beneath stack and ground floor of right end bay red brick in a mixed bond. Plain tile roof. Wealden, with unequal-length hall bays and storeyed bay to each end. Hall floored in C16 and first floor jettied flush with first floor of end bays. 2 storeys. Stone plinth, capped in right end bay with later cogged brick course. Close studded. Left end bay jettied on solid brackets. Right end bay formerly jettied, jetty returning to right, and now underbuilt. Hall jetty higher, with moulded and brattished fascia board and moulding to base of solid central bracket. Steeply-pitched hipped roof. Red brick stack in front slope of roof to right end of left hall bay and projecting brick stack to right end. Cogged brick cornice to N both stacks and to base of right stack. Plaque to latter stack :I E Irregular fenestration of 4 windows; one 8-light wood mullion 1707 window to left end bay, similar 5-light window with leaded external glazing above door, and one 3-light leaded casement to right end bay. Gabled oriel window to first floor of right hall bay, rising through eaves, with carved bargeboards, later 2-light stained-glass window to gable, and moulded and brattished tie-beam with 4-centred-arched base and carved pendants to ends. 10-light moulded mullioned and transomed window with leaded lights and canted 2-light side-pieces, moulded cill and coved plastered base with brattished strip across bottom. Cill renewed but said to have been dated 1574. Below, on ground floor, a 12-light moulded mullioned and transomed window, of same period, also with side-lights, on brick base, with moulded 2-light mullioned frieze windows. Hollow- chamfered durns under moulded, brattished strip to left end of hall. Ribbed and studded door. Single-storey addition to front at left end; timber framed, brick-clad in stretcher bond, with plain tile roof and brick gable end stack with cogged cornice. Rear lean-tos. Interior: exposed framing. Moulded and brattished end-of-hall beams, that to right with close-studded partition under. Moulded octagonal crown-post on doubly hollow-chamfered tie-beam, formerly arch-braced. Rebated hollow- chamfered principal posts. Hollow-chamfered axial tie-beam with solid spandrel braces to left end bay. 4-centred-arched hollow-chamfered service and rear doorways. Inserted hall floor with moulded axial beam and chamfered joists. Moulded 4-centred-arched wooden fireplace bressumer to hall with carved spandrels and integral moulded, brattished mantelpiece, dated 1578. Deep wooden hall window-cills. Late C17 or early C18 dog-leg staircase with moulded hand-rail and barley-sugar balusters. Wall painting to stair-well depicting house with octagonal brick flues to right end stack. (Country Life 6.12.1919)

Listing NGR: TR1156939883

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Country Life' in 6 December, (1919)

National Grid Reference: TR 11569 39883

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