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Clare Cottage, Harrietsham

Description: Clare Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 December 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 173799

OS Grid Reference: TQ8660452748
OS Grid Coordinates: 586604, 152748
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2434, 0.6721

Location: West Street, Harrietsham, Kent ME17 1JD

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

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Listing Text

TQ 85 SE (south side)

4/66 No. 25 (Clare
Cottage) and 27
House or house row, now offices. C16, late C17 or early C18,
and late C20. Ground floor painted brick, first floor tile-
hung, right section with plain and fishscale tiles. Plain tile
roof. Late C17 or early C18 3-bay range parallel to street
and C16 cross-wing to left. 3 bays deep. 2 storeys, with garret to
cross-wing, on stone plinth. Roof of cross-wing half-hipped. One
brick ridge stack either end of right range. Irregular fenestration
of one single-light garret casement to wing and one 20-pane
glazing bar sash to first floor. Right range has 3 three-light
casements. 2 panelled doors with flat bracketted hoods; one to
left end of wing and one to left of centre of right range. Plain
boarded door to right of centre of right range. Plain boarded
door to right of centre of same range. Interior: Wing: probably
originally jettied to front. Large fireplace on right side wall
of ground floor with herringbone brickwork and elongated 4-centred
arched bressumer with leaves to spandrels. Arched wall-braces.
Roof raised and rebuilt with side purlins. Exposed timbers in both

Listing NGR: TQ8660352744

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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