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Beggars Cottage Finch Cottage Meadow Cottage, Barham

Description: Beggars Cottage Finch Cottage Meadow Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 171608

OS Grid Reference: TR2049149469
OS Grid Coordinates: 620491, 149469
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2019, 1.1549

Location: Railway Hill, Barham, Kent CT4 6PZ

Locality: Barham
Local Authority: Canterbury City Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT4 6PZ

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Listing Text

In the entry for:


Finches Cottage and
No 1 (Meadow Cottage)
No 2. and No 3 (Beggars
Cottage) Railway Terrace

the address shall be amended to:

Finch Cottage and No 1
(Meadow Cottage) No 2,
and No 3 (Beggars Cottage)
Railway Terrace




Finches Cottage and
TR 2049 No 1 (Meadow Cottage)
25/1001 No2, and No 3 (Beggars
Cottage) Railway Terrace


Range of cottages. C1750 or earlier. Rought cast render with hipped Kentish pegtiled
roof. L shaped range of 2 storeys with 3:4 windows to Railway Hill and 5 windows
to side elevation. Brick modillion eaves cornice. Railway Hill elevation has
C20 casements. Finches Cottage has left side penticed addition with modern plank
door. Side elevation has 5 early C19 metal framed casements in rectangular openings
at 1st floor and segmental headed openings at ground floor. Cambered doorcases,
originally 4 but one to No 2 replaced by a window. No 3 has an early C19 penticed
weather hood. No 1 has a later C19 gabled weather hood. Plinth, Catslide roof
to rear. Large brick chimneystack at junction of L range end brick chimneystack
and external rough cast stack to Finches Cottage. Finches Cottage has hipped roof
to rear. No 1 has brick open fireplace with wooden bressumer, No 2 has an open
fireplace and No 3 has a brick open fireplace with arched recess on ground to left,
rustic elm floor joists and winder stair.

Listing NGR: TR2049149469

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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