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Give Ale Cottage, Fordwich

Description: Give Ale Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 September 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 171148

OS Grid Reference: TR1809059804
OS Grid Coordinates: 618090, 159804
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2956, 1.1268

Locality: Fordwich
Local Authority: Canterbury City Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT2 0DB

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Listing Text

(north side)

Give Ale Cottage
TR 1859 27/224 29.9.52.


Part of the house has minor-brace roof without purlins of circa 1300, the rest
rebuilt late C17 with simple Queen post roof, and is possibly the house for
the building of which Thomas Wooton was presented in the Arohdeacon"s Court
in 1670 in that it endangered the falling of the churchyard house. Timber-framed
with painted brick infilling partly refaced in brick, now painted, Tiled roof.
One storey and attics. To the right a half-hipped gable with one sliding sash
window over one, half-timbered above ground floor. To the left, a dormer at
eaves level with a window of two lights above two windows with segmental arched
heads, one of three lights, one of two. Rendered plinth, The east front has
three windows, two gabled projections, their flint floor plastered end a pentice
between. Plain door.

Listing NGR: TR1809059806

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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