TQ7057 : Stone-built lodge, Blacklands

taken 2 months ago, near to East Malling, Kent, Great Britain

Stone-built lodge, Blacklands
Stone-built lodge, Blacklands
According to the Listing, this was once a gate-lodge for Clare House Park. Close to New Road, it has survived amid modern residential development.

The neatly-squared blocks are most likely Kentish ragstone - though that material more often takes the form of irregular angular blocks when used for small buildings. The Gothick details are typical of the period 1790-1820.

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Just by way of comparison: SU3287 : Gate lodge at Kingston Lisle House
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Date Taken
Thursday, 28 September, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 1 October, 2017
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Geological interest  Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement  Housing, Dwellings  Construction, Development 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7005 5770 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:17.5824N 0:26.2507E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7004 5770
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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