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Folkestone and Hythe (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TR 16743 42410



Ottinge 4/51 Boyke Manor 29.12.66 GV II*

Farmhouse, now house. C15 or early C16, with C17 and later alterations. Timber framed, with plaster infilling. Painted brick infilling to ground floor of hall and right end. Red brick to ground floor of left addition, and, with plat band, to whole of left gable end. Plain tile roof. Wealden, with open hall of two timber-framed bays, and storeyed end bays. Fifth bay added to left in C17 or later. 2 storeys, on flint and stone plinth. Broadly-spaced studding. Pair of ogee tension braces to first floor of storeyed left bay, single tension brace to right hall bay, and pair to each floor of storeyed right bay. Ground floor of storeyed left bay close-studded. Broadly-spaced studding and central full-height post to right gable end. Long rail of large scantling, probably cill of former hall window, towards base of left hall bay. Storeyed end bays jettied to front. Solid-spandrel bracket under left bay has engaged shaft under it with moulded head and worn base. Traces of similar shafts to left and central brackets of right jetty. Arch-braced flying wall-plate. Left hall bay has short moulded and brattished rail (transom of former hall window?) towards centre, above jetty level but at level of inserted hall floor. To right of centre of bay, a short (C17?) stub beam is unusually cantilevered out to support a jowled post which clasps the flying wall- plate. Steeply-pitched hipped roof. Brick stack in left hip (in added left bay). Red and grey brick in front slope of roof to left end of shorter right hall bay. Gable-end stack to right. Small eaves dormer with hipped plain-tile roof and three leaded lights to left hall bay. Irregular fenestration of 5 windows; one two-light leaded casement to left end, one similar three-light casement to storeyed left bay, one ten-light mullioned window with hollow-chamfered mullions and central stud or king mullion to left hall bay, one four-light window with hollow-chamfered mullions to left end of right hall bay, with similar but later four-light window beside it to right and one two-light leaded casement to storeyed right bay. Storeyed left bay has rectangular ground-floor bay window on red and grey brick plinth, with three-light leaded casement and brick side-pieces. Evidence for former frieze windows. Leaded three-light casement to left hall bay, flush with wall, but with brick plinth of a former bay window under it. Ribbed door with moulded and brattished strip over it, to right end of hall. Short C20 rear return wing to right, brick on ground floor, tile-hung above, with half-hipped plain tile roof. Interior: exposed framing. Plain left end-of-hall beam over broadly-spaced stud partition, and with tension-braced central stud to first-floor partition above. Moulded and brattished right end-of-hall beam, also with tension-braced partition over. Gunstock-jowled posts. Octagonal central crown post with moulded base and moulded rectangular capital. Ogee foot braces to plain end-of-hall crown posts. Axial tie-beams to right and left end rooms. Pair of four-centred-arched service doors with hollow spandrels to right end of hall on ground floor. Chamfered axial beam and chamfered joists to inserted hall floor. Moulded stone fireplace with wooden bressumer. Four blocked niches to right side of (brick) stack on first floor. Added left bay almost entirely occupied by stack, with two triangular-headed niches in back of stack to left, and brick ground-floor fireplace to right with chamfered four-centred arched bressumer and enriched C17 wooden overmantel with reeded pilasters.

Listing NGR: TR1674342410


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

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Date: 20 Dec 2004
Reference: IOE01/13749/13
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr D Godden. Source Historic England Archive
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