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The Rectory House, Cliffe and Cliffe Woods

Description: The Rectory House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 21 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 172849

OS Grid Reference: TQ7333874867
OS Grid Coordinates: 573338, 174867
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4463, 0.4930

Location: Rectory Road, Cliffe, Medway ME3 7RP

Locality: Cliffe and Cliffe Woods
County: Medway
Country: England
Postcode: ME3 7RP

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Listing Text

TQ 77 SW
South side
The Rectory House

Hall-house, now house. Early C14, altered 1679 and rebuilt 1870 by Rev.
H.R. Lloyd. flagstone with knapped flint in bands, restored in Bath stone,
with some red brick in Flemish bond. Irregular plain tiled roofs. Open
hall plan with service end to west (demolished), hall running west-east and
upper end to east. 2 storeys with stacks to rear and on end of low projecting
wing to right. Very irregular fenestration, a mixture of cross-windows and
2-, 3- and 4-light windows in surrounds with Caernarvon arches. Doorways with
2-centred arched to north and in angle between hall and projecting parlour wing
to right in 2-storey red brick extension. Interior: 2 service doorways in
west wall of hall with pointed arches, hollow chamfers and broach stops.
Third door in south end wall possibly led to former stairs. Doorway at south-
east corner of hall in south wall and smaller one in east wall. Window in
north wall with stone seats. See Arch. Cant., vol. XI; Collectanea Historica:
Essays in Memory of Stuart Rigold, 197 , K. Gravett, The Rectory House at Cliffe.

Listing NGR: TQ7333374942

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Source: English Heritage

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