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Friary Court Friary Court and Old Friary Old Friary, Southfleet

Description: Friary Court Friary Court and Old Friary Old Friary

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 1 August 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 172661

OS Grid Reference: TQ6127470866
OS Grid Coordinates: 561274, 170866
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4139, 0.3177

Location: Hook Green Road, Southfleet, Kent DA13 9NQ

Locality: Southfleet
Local Authority: Dartford Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: DA13 9NQ

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There is also a scheduled monument, Monastic Grange at Friary Court, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

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Listing Text

(east side)

Friary Court and
Old Friary
(formerly listed as
The Rectory)
TQ 6170 12/27 1.8.52


C14 house, probably built by Thomas de Alkham, rector of Southfleet from 1323,
altered and enlarged in the C19. The west and south fronts are the principal
mediaeval portion. Two storeys and attics. Four windows and 3 gabled dormers
facing west. Originally faced with flints but partly refaced in cement. Hipped
tiled roof, the right hand portion with gablet, originally a smoke louvre. One
trefoil-headed lancet window in the first floor. One window of 2 wider trefoil-headed
lights with dripstone over on the ground floor. The other windows date from the
C18 or C19. The west front is also faced with flints but in front of its south
half is a gabled projection added in the C16-C17. The north end is a C19 addition
with a bell to the attic storey. Internally the arrangement is of open hall and
cross wings and the south wing contained the solar. This wing has at the rear
one hall window, with a mullion and transom and sexfoiled ogees in the square
head and the remains of a crown post roof.

Listing NGR: TQ6127470862

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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