Gumbleton residences: Somerfield Court, Sellindge, Kent
3/75 Somerfield Court
House. Late C17 by Thomas Gomeldon, with early C19 and late C20 alterations. Chequered red and grey brick in Flemish bond. Plain tile roof. Built at right-angles to road. 2 tall storeys on stone plinth. Plat band above ground- floor and first-floor windows. Rusticated brick quoins to front and rear of left gable end only (towards road). Hipped roof. Brick ridge stack to left of centre, and at top of right hip. Regular 7-window front of 16-pane sashes in open boxes, formerly with lower cills. 24-pane sashes to ground-floor. Splayed rubbed brick voussoirs to all windows. Later brick porch under fourth window from left, with Doric clasping pilasters, modillioned frieze and moulded triangular brick pediment, round-headed window to each side and round- headed architrave to panelled door, all with hoodmoulds. Left gable end has blank round-headed window on each floor with moulded brick surround and keystone, flanked by 2 blocked rectangular openings with rubbed brick voussoirs. Early C19 rear wing to right demolished in 1970s. Interior: moulded cornice to first floor left end room. Staggered butt purlin roof.
Listing NGR: TR1041337292
Transcribed: Les Hatton
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