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Watergate Cottage Watergate House, Fordwich

Description: Watergate Cottage Watergate House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 30 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 171150

OS Grid Reference: TR1804659780
OS Grid Coordinates: 618046, 159780
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2954, 1.1262

Location: King Street, Fordwich, Kent CT2 0DB

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

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Listing Text

(north side)

Watergate House and
Watergate Cottage
TR 1859 27/226 30.1.67.


Originally the Manor House, later the Rectory. C18 exterior with C19 alterations,
but the interior is older with 2 bays of C16 and a mid C17 addition, and contains
a C15 stone fireplace. Two storeys and attics. Red brick, the south front
refaced in cement in the C19 with rusticated quoins. A gable with one window
with tumbled brickwork has a parapet to the east. Four window to the first
floor above three with segmental heads to the ground floor, hung sashes with
glazing bars. Moulded surrounds to attic and first floor windows. Doorway
with plain pilasters and glazed door. Tiled roof. Two windows to the east
and two gables with attic windows. The west wing is Watergate Cottage with
hipped tile roof. Two storeys. One small casment window wnd one of three
lights with hung sashes with glazing bars above a small window and a door.
Another door and a carriage door. Remains of early C17 "antique work" mural
in the oldest part of the building.

Listing NGR: TR1804659780

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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