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Bifrons Cottage, Bekesbourne-with-Patrixbourne

Description: Bifrons Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 March 1980
English Heritage Building ID: 171363

OS Grid Reference: TR1887555356
OS Grid Coordinates: 618875, 155356
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2553, 1.1354

Location: The Street, Bekesbourne, Kent CT4 5DA

Locality: Bekesbourne-with-Patrixbourne
Local Authority: Canterbury City Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT4 5DA

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Listing Text

(west side)

Bifrons Cottage
TR 1855 28/473


Probably the dower house of Bifrons mansion. Similar to the other cottages
ornés in the estate village built or altered in the mid-late C19, but larger.
The north-east front is half-H-shaped. Tiled roof with grouped chimney stacks.
Two storeys in painted brick, the first floor of the wings faced with roughcast.
Three gables. Three windows, casements. The first floor of the wings oversails
and is supported on elaborate carved columns. Scalloped bargeboards to the
gables. Small bay on the ground floor of the centre portion, including door
and flanking lights. The north-west front is of higher elevation. One window.
Gable with similar bargeboards and coronet and date 1870. Bay window of 3
tiers of 5 lights on ground and first floors. Small gabled porch to the north-east
of this.

Listing NGR: TR1887855357

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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