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17, 19 and 21, High Street, Swanscombe and Greenhithe

Description: 17, 19 and 21, High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 March 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 172729

OS Grid Reference: TQ5873475131
OS Grid Coordinates: 558734, 175131
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4529, 0.2832

Location: High Street, Swanscombe, Kent DA9 9NN

Locality: Swanscombe and Greenhithe
Local Authority: Dartford Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: DA9 9NN

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Listing Text

(south side)

Nos 17, 19 and 21
TQ 5875 SE 9/92


1819. No 19 was originally a congregational church, now a paint brush factory.
Nos 17 and 21 were probably built as cottages for the vergers. No 19 is of 2
storeys flint-faced with red brick dressings. Gable end with brick modillion
cornice. Circular blank window opening. Two pointed arched windows on the first
floor. The ground floor has a slated pentice porch with central pointed window
and 2 pointed headed doorcases. Plinth. The interior has a gallery supported
on their cast iron columns. The ceiling has 2 domes and there are 2 round headed
blank arches on each side wall. The flanking cottages are 2 storeys built of
squared knapped flints with rough flint dressings. Gable. Pilasters run the
whole height of the building. One sash each with pointed arched windows and ogee-arched

Listing NGR: TQ5874075132

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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