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The King's Arms, Boxley

Description: The King's Arms

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 173617

OS Grid Reference: TQ7736058975
OS Grid Coordinates: 577360, 158975
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3023, 0.5429

Location: Forge Lane, 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)

5/110 The King's Arms (formerly
26.4.68 listed at the Post Office
and The King's Arms Inn)


Public House. Late C16, C17 and C18. In 3 sections. Left
section: late C16. Painted brick ground floor timber-framed
with painted brick infilling on first floor and plain tile
roof. Widely spaced studs with one tension brace at each end.
2 low storeys on plinth. Rear stack slightly off-centre to left
in rear slope of roof. One C20 first-floor window towards right,
with C20 half-glazed door at left end of it. Post box at right
end. Central section: C17. Timber-framed with painted brick
nogging and plain tile roof. 2 storeys, much taller than left
section, and first floor considerably taller than ground floor.
Framing of light scantling with widely-spaced studs. Pro-
jecting boxed eaves. Ridge stack at right end. One first-
floor 3-light casement off-centre to left, and C20 4-light
casement to left on ground floor. C20 boarded door at right
end with bracketted flat hood over. Right section: early to
mid C18. Slightly higher than central section. Painted brick
with plain tile roof. 2 storeys, attics and cellar with plinth,
plat band and moulded wood eaves cornice. Projecting stack
at right gable end. 2 hipped dormers. Regular fenestration
of 2 large early Cl9 tripartite sashes on each floor. Recessed
panel between first-floor windows. No sign of blocked door.

Listing NGR: TQ7736158983

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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