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Description: Lock Cottage
Date Listed: 20 July 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 173578
OS Grid Reference: TQ7486658173
OS Grid Coordinates: 574866, 158173
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2958, 0.5068
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TQ 75 NW BOXLEY LOCK LANE
4/72 No 3 Lock Cottage
House associated with lock. Mid C19. Random galletted ragstone
with ragstone quoins, gault brick stacks and plain tile roof.
T-plan with head of T at right angles to lane and stem at right
angles to river. Further wing forming single storey store and
possibly office to rear of and recessed from gable end of stem,
parallel to and projecting beyond head of T. Elevation to Lane:
right section (head) 2 storeys, on a stone plinth which exists
only at the gable end. Carved bargeboards with pendant, crested
ridge tiles and central corbelled, filletted ridge stack. 2-light
first-floor casement with smaller light above in chamfered stone
architraves under stepped hood-mould with label stops. 3-light
casement on ground floor with 3 top lights and relieving arch over.
Left section (stem) set lower; one storey and garret. No
windows. Central, slightly projecting, gabled porch with carved
bargeboards and pendant. Contains chamfered stone architrave of 2
orders, the inner deeply recessed and now containing a 3-light window
in the arch with ragstone below. Another door adjoins immediately to
right in angle with right section, set under porch formed by
projection of slope of roof supported on stone brackets. Ribbed and
boarded door reached up flight of steps starting level with right
gable, with short octagonal pillar on left side. Elevation to
river; stem of T has projecting eaves with plain bargeboards and
pendant. Store wing one storey and attic with carved bargeboards
and pendant to left gable. Dormer at right end. Pointed arched
door to attic in gable. Arched doorway with ribbed and boarded
door to centre of main elevation in slightly projecting porch with
carved bargeboards and pendant.
Listing NGR: TQ7486658173
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Source: English Heritage
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