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The Limes, Southfleet

Description: The Limes

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 1 June 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 172669

OS Grid Reference: TQ6114370664
OS Grid Coordinates: 561143, 170664
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4121, 0.3158

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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Listing Text

(west side)

The Limes
TQ 6170 12/35 1.6.67


C15 and C18 L-shaped house. C18 exterior to late mediaeval open hall. Two storeys
red brick largely covered with ivy. Tiled roof, the south wing hipped. Five
sashes with glazing bars to the first floor of the south wing only. Wide porch
with pediment over containing a doorway with side lights, low elliptical fanlight
and door of 6 moulded panels. The interior contains a good drawing room of
circa 1770 with a fireplace with swags, fluted columns and cherubs and a moulded
ceiling. The original roof to the mediaeval open hall is intact above this. It
has 3 crownposts, smoke-blackened rafters and doorcase with spandrels.

Listing NGR: TQ6114070665

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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