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Mortley and the Village Shop, Headcorn

Description: Mortley and the Village Shop

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 October 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 174288

OS Grid Reference: TQ8333944233
OS Grid Coordinates: 583339, 144233
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1680, 0.6210

Location: A274, Headcorn, Kent TN27 9QA

Locality: Headcorn
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN27 9QA

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Listing Text

TQ 8344 (North side)
10/64 Mortley and the
Village Shop


Shop row and dwelling. C16 and earlier, with C18 and later alterations and
additions. Timber framed. Ground floor painted brick, first floor tile-hung.
Exposed studding with rendered infilling to long left side of wing. 2
timber-framed bays, with cross-wing to left of approximately 3 timber-framed
bays projecting to front and rear. Front bay of wing probably built as shop.
Separately framed, and possibly older section to right of stack. 2 storeys.
Evidence for continuous jetty to 2 left timber-framed bays of main range.
Hipped roof to wing with ridge lower than main range. Roof of main range
in 2 sections, that to right of stack higher. Ridge stack to left end of
right section, towards centre of main range. 2 truncated stacks to left
side of wing. Irregular fenestration of five 3-light casements; one to wing,
one to left section of main range and 3, set lower, to right section. C20
ground floor shop fronts. Half-glazed doors; to Mortley to left end of
main range and to Village Shop towards right end. Interior: only partly
inspected. Exposed framing to Mortley with moulded beam over probable shop
front of wing. Combed plaster panel to first floor of wing.

Listing NGR: TQ8333944233

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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