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Abbeygate Cottages, Boxley

Description: Abbeygate Cottages

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 173557

OS Grid Reference: TQ7597958789
OS Grid Coordinates: 575979, 158789
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3010, 0.5230

Location: Boarley Lane, Boxley, Kent ME14 3BT

Locality: Boxley
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME14 3BT

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Listing Text


5/50 Nos. 1-6 Abbeygate Cottages


Possibly 2 house, now 6 cottages. Late C15 or early C16. Timber
framed. Ground floor now chequered red and grey brick in Flemish
bond, first floor hung with plain tiles, with plain tile roof.
2 storeys on plinth. Nos. 5-3 under one roof, hipped with
gablet at right end. Multiple stack off-centre to left. Irreg-
ular fenestration of one 3-light casement towards left end,
one 2-light casement under stack and four evenly-spaced 3-light
casements between centre and right end. 3 doors; that to No. 3
well to left of stack, with fielded panels and flat bracketted hood,
that to No. 4 to right of stack, boarded, and that to No. 5 to
left end, half-glazed. No. 2 under slightly less steeply pitched
roof with rear stack at left end. 2 two-light first floor
casements and C19 boarded door with flat bracketted hood.
No. I in 2 sections, both gable end to street, that to left
recessed. Projecting stack on left side elevation of right gable.
3-light casement to each gable. Boarded door to right of right
gable, with flat bracketted hood. No. 6 forms rear wing to No. 5.
Probably timber framed, now with brick ground floor, tile-hung
first floor and plain tile roof. Set lower than No. 5. Has 2-
storey brick extension to right and rear lean-to.

Listing NGR: TQ7596458796

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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