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Description: The Pest House in the Garden of Scadbury Manor to South West of the House
Date Listed: 1 June 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 172677
OS Grid Reference: TQ6202371251
OS Grid Coordinates: 562023, 171251
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4171, 0.3287
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5274 SOUTHFLEET NEW BARN ROAD
The Pest House in the
garden of Scadbury
Manor to south-west of
TQ 67 SW 5/43 1.6.67
C16. At the south-west corner of the west rectangle of the garden walls to Scadbury
Manor is a small building which was a Pest House for travellers along Watling
Street making the pilgrimage to Canterbury. This is older than the house and
is a timber-framed building now faced with red brick and flints. Two storeys.
Hipped tiled roof. Sprocket eaves cornice. The interior has a blocked in mullioned
window. Documents of the 1570s showed travellers who died in the Pest House.
In the C19 a drying floor was inserted and 2 stock brick circular hop kilns added
which at a later stage had crenellated parapets added.
Listing NGR: TQ6206471278
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Source: English Heritage
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