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NASH COURT

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: NASH COURT

List entry Number: 1069133

Location

NASH COURT

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

County: Kent

District: Swale

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Boughton under Blean

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 21-May-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 176670

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History

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Details

TR 0459-0559 BOUGHTON NASH COURT

6/66 Nash Court

GV II*

House. 1713, late C18 and mid C19. Red brick with ashlar dressing. Roof slated to front, but otherwise tiled. Two storeys and attic on plinth with plat band frieze, cornice and balustrade. Quoins to slightly projecting wings and centre piers. Shallow pediment over central bay. Hipped roof with 4 raking dormers and 6 stacks ranged across ridge. Six sashes on first floor with gauged and keyed heads and central tripartite sash with bracketed cornice. Tripartite French doors on ground floor to left and right, 4 sashes with gauged and keyed heads, and central half-glazed double doors with moulded and lugged segment headed surround. Doric portico with columns in antis and pierced parapet over. Roofs to rear maintain early C18 tiling and 1 segmental headed dormer window; some red and blue chequered brick to rear ranges. Interior: early C18 staircase, with ramped and moulded handrail on barley-sugar balusters with Corinthian column-bbyli principals. Open string with brackets. Open well plan.Segmental pedimented doorcase to principal upstairs room from staircase landing. Bolection moulded raised and fielded panelling in several rooms and corridors. Early C18 vaulted cellars and clasped purlin roof structure. Otherwise the interior decoration is late C18 Neo-Classical. Fine plastered and coloured ceilings, restored mid C20. Lugged segmental marble fireplaces, enriched with scrolls, pulvinated frieze and cornice. Entrance hall with anthemion and egg and tongue frieze and cornice, marble floor, and pilastered screens. Ornate late C19 central heating grills and large box heaters with pierced side panels in several rooms. The house built originally 1713, and rebuilt after riot damage c.1715. Hasted says "fitted up within these few years with much taste in the modern stile," possibly for Colonel Montressor, one time tenant of Belmont Park, Throwley. Restored before 1878, but maintaining main lines of 1790 engraving. Architects unknown. (See Hasted, VII, 3 + 10, B.0.E. Kent II, 1983, 152).

Listing NGR: TR0470459936

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Newman, J, The Buildings of England: North East and East Kent, (1983), 152

National Grid Reference: TR 04704 59936

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