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Lake Cottage, Harrietsham

Description: Lake Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 173750

OS Grid Reference: TQ8703852864
OS Grid Coordinates: 587038, 152864
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2443, 0.6784

Location: Lakelands, Harrietsham, Kent ME17 1AW

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

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Listing Text

TQ 85 SE (west side)

4/17 Lake Cottage


Cottage. 2nd half C16. Mixed red and grey brick in English bond
with plain tile roof. 3 bays, with central door to front elevation
and one rear door to each outer bay. One storey and attic on
galletted stone plinth. Brick coped gable to left, plain to right.
Large brick gable end ridge stack to left with fillet. Left gable
end has 2 C16 round-headed chamfered brick attic windows in shallow
rectangular recesses, one with remains of brick hood-mould and 2
smaller similar unrecessed windows above them. Right gable end
has central rectangular recessed chamfered brick window with
doors, with blocked round-headed chamfered brick window above.
3 hipped C19 dormers. Irregular fenestration of one shallow
rectangular brick recess on either side of door, each containing
3 round-headed chamfered brick lights with later glazing bars. Low
central round-headed doorway in shallow rectangular recess, with radi-
ating brick voussoirs, and 2 bricks forming raised keystone. C20
ribbed door with rectangular light. Rear elevation: 2 doors similar
to front, arches springing from plain imposts, alternated with
irregularly-spaced sets of 3-light windows. Flat-roofed stone
extension to right. Interior: large cross-beams to ground floor.
Butt side purlin roof, altered in C18 or C19. 3 bays (with outer door to each).

Listing NGR: TQ8703652864

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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