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53-57, High Street, Headcorn

Description: 53-57, High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 October 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 174295

OS Grid Reference: TQ8349444225
OS Grid Coordinates: 583494, 144225
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1678, 0.6232

Location: A274, Headcorn, Kent TN27 9NL

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

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Listing Text

TQ 8344 (North side)
10/71 Nos. 53-57


House and shops. C18 with later alterations. Ground floor chequered red
and grey brick, first floor patched red brick, partly in Flemish bond.
Mathematical tiles to first floor of right gable end, with banded plain
and fishscale tiles above. Plain tile roof. 2 storeys and garret.
Triangular wooden modillions to eaves cornice. Half-hipped roof. Brick
stack in rear slope of roof, to left of centre. Irregular fenestration of
3 windows; one 16-pane sash in open box towards left end and 2 recessed
sashes with marginal glazing bars towards right. 2 ground-floor shop
fronts. Boarded door with segmental head to No. 53 to left end. Boarded
double doors to Nos. 55 and 57 slightly to right of stack. Continuous
pentice on straight braces with weatherboarding to ends and plain tile
roof. Later C19 rear additions. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: TQ8349344232

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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