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70, Ware Street, Bearsted

Description: 70, Ware Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 July 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 173728

OS Grid Reference: TQ7946256157
OS Grid Coordinates: 579462, 156157
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2763, 0.5716

Location: 68 Ware Street, Bearsted, Kent ME14 3LD

Locality: Bearsted
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME14 3LD

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Listing Text

(north side)

5/221 No. 70


Hall house, now house. Late C15 and early C16. Timber-framed
with plaster infilling. Plain tiled roof. Wealden house with
hall of one long, or possibly 2,bays, with storeyed bay at
either end, that to left longer. 2 storeys with right and
left bays jettied and left gable end jettied with moulded dragon-
post. Broadly spaced studding with tension braces. Arch braces
to flying wall plate and coving between inner and flying wall-
plate. Roof hipped with gablet to right and left. Brick stack
in front slope of roof, off-centre to left. Irregular
fenestration of one small original window opening either side of
central post to left bay and one C19 3-light casement to unrestored
right hand bay. Restored tall open-hall window to right of hall.
C20 Tudor-arched door-head at right end of left end bay with original
narrow Tudor-arched door-head immediately to left. C20 brick
lean-to to right. Undergoing works at time of re-survey.

Listing NGR: TQ8065057867

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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