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Gore Cottage, Bearsted

Description: Gore Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 173508

OS Grid Reference: TQ8037455365
OS Grid Coordinates: 580374, 155365
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2689, 0.5843

Location: 187 Ashford Road, Bearsted, Kent ME14 4NG

Locality: Bearsted
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME14 4NG

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Listing Text


6/1 Gore Cottage

House. Late C15. Timber framed with brick infilling on ground
floor, tile-hung on first floor, with plain tile roof. Originally
a 2-bay open hall with one storeyed bay at either end. 2 storeys,
4 timber framed bays. South elevation has stone plinth, jetty
at left end and hipped roof, with gablet at right end. Ridge
stack off-centre to left. 3 first-floor casements, one towards
either end and one to centre, merging with eaves dormers placed
immediately above them. C20 lean-to at right end containing
door. Single-storey, single-bay extension at right end,
recessed from south elevation, probably C19 timber framed with
almost straight arch braces, brick infilling and plain tile
roof. INTERIOR: has moulded end-of-hall beams, moulded central-
truss posts, fragment of a moulded crown-post and evidence
for stair position and right end jetty.

Listing NGR: TQ8037455365

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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