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Description: Mere Cottage and Attached Garden Wall
Mere House and Attached Garden Wall
Date Listed: 7 February 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 164812
OS Grid Reference: SE9960228012
OS Grid Coordinates: 499602, 428012
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7390, -0.4914
SWANLAND MAIN STREET
SE 92 NE
6/56 No 3 (Mere House and
No 5 (Mere Cottage) and
7.2.68 attached garden walls
House and cottages and attached garden walls in single composition. c1840-
50 in Jacobethan style. Red brick with stone dressings and slate roofs.
House of 2 storeys, 3 bays with short projecting screen walls to cottages of
single storey and attics and 2 bays, the whole forming a symmetrical U-
shaped plan. House: centre bay taken up by a 2-storey projecting porch with
angle buttresses. 4-centred arched doorway under a brattished cornice
flanked to right and left by 4-light mullion-and-transom windows with
horizontal glazing bars under hoodmoulds with face-stops. First floor:
narrow oblong window with horizontal glazing bars under hoodmould to porch:
over that is a circular panel containing a monogrammed shield in the gable
of the porch. To right and left are cross-windows with horizontal glazing
bars. String course and low coped parapet. Raised coped gables, end stacks
with bands. Panelled doors under flat gauged brick arches to screen walls.
Cottages: 5-light mullioned-and-transomed windows, with horizontal glazing
bars, to front facades. Hoodmoulds with face-stops. Shaped kneelers.
Brick garden wall between cottages with moulded copings and central
Listing NGR: SE9960228012
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