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- Postcard Image and Map of Ludgate Lane, Lynsted Village

- Historic Environment Record: Heathfield House

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Heathfield House, Ludgate Lane

Heathfield House in Ludgate LaneHeathfield House Map

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Heathfield House sits at the corner of the Churchyard to the right of this postcard view and sits directly along Ludgate Lane (sometimes Ludgate Road) in keeping with the local pattern of mediaeval development.

 

 

Kent Historic Environment Record (H.E.R.): Heathfield House

Monument details

HER Number: TQ 96 SW 1097
Type of record: Listed Building
Name: HEATHFIELD

Summary

Grade II listed building. Main construction periods 1500 to 1599
Summary from record TQ 96 SW 146:
No information is available other than this is a medieval house and still extant.
Parish: LYNSTED WITH KINGSDOWN, SWALE, KENT
Protected Status: Listed Building (II) 1069307: HEATHFIELD

Full description

TQ 96 SW LYNSTED LUDGATE LANE (north side)
2/70 Heathfield 27.8.52 GV II

House. C16 dated 1580. Timber framed and exposed with plaster infill underbuilt with painted brick; plain tiled roof. Three framed bays to road each of separate build. Left end bay of 1 storey and attic with gabled dormer with carved bargeboards. Central framed bay, close-studded and 2 storeys on plinth with jettied first floor on brackets. Right end bay of 2 storeys on plinth, jettied on dragon posts; continuous jettied right return front. Return hipped roof with gablets. Stacks to rear. Two wood casements on first floor, two C20 metal casements on ground floor, and board door in moulded surround to end left, with C20 five- light mullioned sidelight. Interior beam dated 1580, (See Igglesden,22, 1982, 50).

Listing NGR: TQ9424260830

Sources and further reading

Cross-ref. Source description
--- Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest.