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Howe Court, Thurnham

Description: Howe Court

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 July 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 173703

OS Grid Reference: TQ8186756106
OS Grid Coordinates: 581867, 156106
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2751, 0.6060

Location: Chrismill Lane, Thurnham, Kent ME14 3LY

Locality: Thurnham
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME14 3LY

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Listing Text

(east side)

6/196 Howe Court


House. Mid C16, partly rebuilt in early C17, with C19 addition.
Right half timber-framed, largely plastered, with brick gable to
right. Left half rebuilt with thick walls in brick in English
bond. Plain tile roof. 4-bay house with storeyed bay at either
end and hall area of 2 unequal bays, that to right probably always
floored, that to left narrow and probably a smoke bay. Half
the smoke bay and whole of left end rebuilt in early C17
when stack inserted. 2 storeys on stone plinth. One full-height
post half way along right side. Roof hipped with gablet to right.
Large multiple stack on front slope of roof, slightly off-centre
to left, and small projecting stack at right end. Irregular fenestra-
tion of two 3-light casements. Late C16 or early C17 rear wing to
left integral with left end of main range. Large C19 addition to
centre of front elevation. Ashlared stone ground floor, tile-
hung first floor, plain-tile roof. 2 storeys on plinth. Very
wide, with first floor jettied to either side. Bargeboards. Small
stack to right. One 3-light casement. Boarded door in early C20
lean-to to left. Interior: Exposed beams joists and posts. Clasped
purlin roof with queen struts and windbraces to right, plain
clasped purlin roof to left.

Listing NGR: TQ8186756106

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Source: English Heritage

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