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LYMPNE CASTLE

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Fortified house, formerly a residence of the Archdeacons of Canterbury. The east tower is probably 13th century in date, with a service range to the south and the 14th century hall to the west. The west tower is also 14th century, with a semi-circular extension added to the west side in the 15th century. The house was restored and extended in 1907 and 1911-12 by Lorimer. Sections of the original can be distinguished in the modern building. Built of ragstone, with ashlar dressings and plain tile roofs.

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