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Empire Cottage Gallery, Leeds

Description: Empire Cottage Gallery

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 173838

OS Grid Reference: TQ8235753192
OS Grid Coordinates: 582357, 153192
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2487, 0.6115

Location: 3 Lower Street, Leeds, Kent ME17 1RR

Locality: Leeds
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME17 1RR

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Listing Text

TQ 8253 (west side)

8/104 Empire Cottage, No. 3
and Gallery (formerly
26.4.68. listed as The Butcher's
Shop and Empire House.)

House, now house row. C17 or earlier. Timber-framed. Ground
floor clad in painted brick in Flemish bond, first floor tile-
hung. Plain tile roof. Range parallel to street with broad
wing to left, projecting slightly to front. Wing 2 storeys,
rest 2 storeys and attic. Wing gabled to street with eaves
lower than main range. Large projecting rear stack on stone base
to centre of main range and another projecting external stack
to right side of wing. Small hipped dormer. Irregular
fenestration of 4 windows; one 2-light C19 casement to wing
and 3 glazing-bar sashes to main range. Half-glazed and panelled
door to Empire Cottage in left side elevation and C20 ribbed
door to No. 3 towards left end of main range. Single storey
C19 addition to right with 14-pane shop window and half-
glazed door. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: TQ8235453191

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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