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Malthouse Cottage and Maltings Adjoining, Boxley

Description: Malthouse Cottage and Maltings Adjoining

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 July 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 173616

OS Grid Reference: TQ7734058926
OS Grid Coordinates: 577340, 158926
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3018, 0.5426

Location: The Street, Boxley, Kent ME14 3DR

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

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Listing Text

(west side)

5/109 Malthouse Cottage
and Maltings Adjoining


Maltings or oasts. Late C18. Part converted to cottage. Cottage
chequered red and grey brick. Maltings chequered brick on
ground floor, ashlared chalk on first floor with plain tile roof.
2 square kilns with long stowages, one parallel to road with
kiln at left end, the other at right angles, with stowage adjoin-
ing rear of first kiln. 2 storeys on galletted stone plinth.
Cowls missing from kilns. Stowage parallel to road: has hipped
roof to right. Elevation to road has 3 small evenly-spaced
rectangular windows to first floor with pegged wooden archi-
traves and cills and wood diamond mullions. Plank door at
left end of stowage the full height of the first floor. Ground
floor has 3 regularly-spaced windows with segmental heads, stone
cills and iron diamond mullions, one under the first floor
door and one under the gap between each of first floor windows.
Left end elevation: kiln nearest road has small eaves dormer.
Stowage joining the kilns has irregular fenestration. Plank
door with segmental head at right end. Cottage: converted from
kiln furthest from road. 2 storeys on brick plinth with dentilled
parapet. Rear stack. Plain dormer towards top of roof. Plain
square C20 plate-glass window in centre of first floor in place
of larger blocked window. C19 panelled door with flat hood
on carved brackets. External use of ashlared chalk in this area

Listing NGR: TQ7733258920

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Source: English Heritage

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