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Weavering Manor, Boxley

Description: Weavering Manor

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 13 July 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 173619

OS Grid Reference: TQ7838755792
OS Grid Coordinates: 578387, 155792
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2734, 0.5560

Location: Weavering Street, Boxley, Kent ME14 5JP

Locality: Boxley
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME14 5JP

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Listing Text

(east side)

5/112 Nos. 1 and 2 Weavering
13.7. 1978 Manor (formerly listed
as Weavering Manor)

G.V. II*

House, now 2 houses. Early C15 with early C17 addition. Rendered
timber-framing with slate roof. 2 storeys on plinth. No. 2
(to left) comprises ¾ of an early C15 Wealden house with a single,
storeyed, service bay at left end and open hall of 2 unequal bays.
No. 1 is early C17 rebuild of right storeyed end bay of Wealden,
with addition of wing to front, forming L plan. No. 1 built
with higher storeys than No. 2. No. 2 formerly jettied on
left end and to front at left end. Has hipped roof at left end
and multiple brick stack in front slope of roof at right end.
2 3-light leaded casements on each floor, one towards left end
and one towards right end. Door in left gable end. No.1: roof
gabled at junction with No. 2 and hipped to right. Roof of wing
hipped. 2 large projecting stacks with stone bases, one at
right gable end of main block and one on right side elevation
of wing. One 3-light leaded casement on each floor to left in
main block, one on re-entrant elevation of wing and one in gable
end of wing. Panelled door under flat hood in main block,
against wing. Interior: No. 2 has rare survival of short moulded
spear in high-end bressumer on ground floor, moulded end of
hall beams, roof with moulded crown-post, ashlar pieces, moulded
cornice, heavy cambered tie-beam, moulded central truss posts
and exposed framing. Fireplace with chamfered surround and
integral moulded candle brackets on first floor in left end bay.
No. 1 has early C17 moulded stone fireplace surrounds, early
C17 panelling in ground-floor roan of wing and first-floor room
of main block. Butt side purlin roof. Owned by Vintners Company
1557 - 1918.

Listing NGR: TQ7838755792

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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