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The Old Rectory, Boughton Malherbe

Description: The Old Rectory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 174236

OS Grid Reference: TQ8838349413
OS Grid Coordinates: 588383, 149413
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2128, 0.6958

Location: Boughton Malherbe, Kent ME17 2BD

Locality: Boughton Malherbe
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME17 2BD

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Listing Text

TQ 84 NE [South side)
Grafty Green

6/10 The Old Rectory

26.4.68 II

Rectory, now house. Said to be C15. Alterations and additions of C16 and
later. Timber framed, hung on both floors with fishscale tiles. Plain
tile roof. Main range with cross-wing projecting forwards to right and
truncated semi-circular turret in re-entrant angle. Cross-wing to left,
facade of first floor flush with that of main range. Rectangular stair
turret added to front at iunction of main range and left wing. C19 addition
to left end, projecting forwards. 2 storeys and attics. Apparent
continuous jetty on solid brackets to main range and (visible internally)
with close-studding above to left cross-wing. Ground floor of C19 left
addition partly open, first floor carried on painted posts. Steeply pitched
roof to C19 addition, with moulded bargeboards. Moulded bargeboards to
(lower) left cross-wing. Horizontal tile-hung link between the two roofs.
Pyramidal roof to stair turret with decorative iron finial. Roof of right
wing hipped to front. Small ridge stack to junction of main range and left
cross-wing. Brick stack to rear. and another to right side of right wing.
Hipped dormers, to main range and right wing. Irregular fenestration of 5
windows; one 3-light casement with top lights to C19 addition, deep 6-light
mullioned and transomed window to stair turret, two 12-pane sashes to main
range, and tripartite sash to right wing. Half-glazed double doors in
painted wooden porch with leaded roof, moulded gable and Doric columns,
towards centre of main range. Painted brick lean-to with stable door across
front of left cross-wing, between C19 addition and stair turret. Right
return elevation of right wing built out slightly in small blocks of coursed
stone, with lean-to roof, and semi-circular bay towards centre. Interior
not inspected.

Listing NGR: TQ8819449629

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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