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Fir Cottage, Harrietsham

Description: Fir Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 173749

OS Grid Reference: TQ8504952863
OS Grid Coordinates: 585049, 152863
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2449, 0.6499

Location: Chegworth Lane, Harrietsham, Kent ME17 1DB

Locality: Harrietsham
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME17 1DB

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Listing Text

TQ 85 SE (east side)

4/16 Fir Cottage ( formerly
listed as Fir Cottage
26.4.68 and
Fir Trees)

House, later house row, now house. Early C17 or earlier, probably
of several periods. Timber-framed, weatherboarded, with plain tile
roof. Cross-wing to left 2 storeys and attics, left end of main
range 2 storeys, right end 1½ storeys, all on stone plinth. Cross-
wing has jettied gable with moulded bressumer on decoratively
carved brackets, with moulded bargeboards and pendant. Roof of
main range in 2 parts, left end higher than right. Right end hipped
to right. Multiple brick ridge stack to 2-storey section and red
brick stack to right end of right section. One 2-light leaded
casement to gable of wing and glazing-bar sash with thick glazing bars
to first floor. 2-storey section has one 2-light leaded ovolo-
moulded mullion window to first floor. 2 gabled eaves dormers to
right section. Boarded door beneath stack with flat hood on
decoratively carved early Cl7-style brackets.- Weatherboarded lean-to
at either end. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: TQ8504952863

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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