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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.


List entry Number: 1071221



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

County: Kent

District: Ashford

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Aldington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 27-Nov-1957

Date of most recent amendment: 10-Aug-1988

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 181622

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TR 03 SE ALDINGTON GIGGERS GREEN ROAD (south side) 7/37 Goldenhurst Manor 27.11.57 (formerly listed as part of Goldenhurst Farmhouse) GV II House. C17 or earlier, clad C18, extended 1927-30. Timber framed and clad with painted ragstone and tile hung, with plain tiled roof. Two storeys and hipped roof with gablets and stack to end right. Two wooden casements on each floor. Rear with 1930's bow window and 2 storey hipped wing of red brick in English bond. Single storey extensions to north end of house, of painted brick and plain tiled roofs, with moulded stack, that to west of main range with present entry (boarded door with flat hood). Main block dated 1707 on down- pipes, initialed T.G.M. The extensions and refurbishment were largely done for Noel Coward, who joined the farmhouse, cottage and barns on this site into a single dwelling, now again divided into 2 (see also, Goldenhurst, the Old House). Coward lived here 1926-1956, most building work was done 1927-30; his main residence out of London and Switzerland. (See Present Indicative, N. Coward, 1937). 'Cavalcade' was written here 1931.

Listing NGR: TR0686234768

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Coward, N, Present Indicative, (1937)

National Grid Reference: TR 06862 34768


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