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Godinton House and Gardens, Kent

Stately home north west of Ashford, built around a medieval hall. House remodeled circa 1900-1920 by the owner Ashley Dodd, who appointed Sir Reginald Blomfield to update the house and redesign the gardens. Constructed of ancient brick in the Jacobean style with distinctive Dutch gables. Two storeys high with attic rooms. Charming Italianate garden with statues, loggia, Persian rill, marble colonnade and Italian cypress trees.

Entrance lodges also built of brick with Dutch gable ends. Plain tiled roof with clustered chimney stack. Stone mullioned windows with hood mouldings. North lodge has a slightly simpler form with a projecting porch at the side. East lodge slightly grander and more ornate with stone kneelers, decorative roof tile pattern and diagonally set porch.

North Lodge, Godinton

East Lodge, Godinton