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Forge Cottages, Bearsted

Description: Forge Cottages

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 July 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 173531

OS Grid Reference: TQ8014955912
OS Grid Coordinates: 580149, 155912
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2739, 0.5813

Location: Forge Lane, Bearsted, Kent ME14 4DU

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

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Listing Text

(north side)

6/24 Forge Cottages
Nos 1, 2 and 3


House, now house row. C17. Timber framed. Front elevation
pebble-dashed with applied studs to first floor. Left gable
end brick on ground floor, tile-hung on first floor, gable above
part pebble-dashed, with exposed arch-braced tie-beam and queen
struts to collar and some later applied decorative bracing.
Plain tile roof. 2 storeys and attics. First floor of No. 3
and right section of No. 2 jettied over C20 stone ground floor
wall. Roof hipped at right end. Stack off-centre towards
right and rear stacks, behind each dormer. 2 large gabled
eaves dormers, one at right end and one towards left end. Irregu-
lar fenestration of 4 C20 casements. 3 C20 half-glazed doors,
one towards left end, one off-centre towards right, and one at
right end.

Listing NGR: TQ8014655916

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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