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Boarley Cottage, Boxley

Description: Boarley Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 173561

OS Grid Reference: TQ7621759400
OS Grid Coordinates: 576217, 159400
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3064, 0.5267

Location: Boarley Lane, Boxley, Kent ME14 3BU

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

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Listing Text

(east side)

5/55 Boarley Cottage
(formerly listed as
26.4.68 Boarley Farm Cottage)


House. Early C17. Timber framed with plaster infilling and plain
tile roof. L-plan. 2 storeys on plinth. Range parallel to road:
4 timber-framed bays. 2 central bays close-studded on ground
floor. Left end bay added and separately framed with more broadly
spaced close studding on ground floor. Continuous jetty with
moulded brackets to 3 right bays and moulded dragon post on right
corner. First floor has very broadly spaced studding with one
almost straight tension brace in each of the 2 right bays. Left
end bay has one very straight tension brace, and 2 cross-rails
in right half only. Central stack in front slope of roof and pro-
jecting stack on left gable end with broad galletted stone base.
One C20 3-light casement at left end of third bay from right on
first floor with cill for original window beneath it on ground
floor. 2 other C20 ground floor windows. Right gable end close
studded on ground floor with broadly spaced studding and straight
tension braces on first floor. Rails a few feet from eaves,
possibly originally for frieze windows. Jettied gable. One central
C20 3-light casement on each floor. Rear wing of 2 timber framed
bays continues to right of gable. Jettied with plain brackets.
Roof hipped with gablet at right end. C20 ribbed door to left.

Listing NGR: TQ7579458783

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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