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Manor Cottages and Pump Attached, Headcorn

Description: Manor Cottages and Pump Attached

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 174297

OS Grid Reference: TQ8357544193
OS Grid Coordinates: 583575, 144193
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1675, 0.6244

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)

10/73 No. 71 (Manor
Cottage) and Pump
attached (Formerly
26.4.68 listed as Nos. 3
and 4 Manor Cottages)


Barn,formerly 2 cottages, now house. C16 or earlier. Converted to house or
cottages in C18, altered in C19 and C20. Timber framed. Left section painted
brick, right section painted brick to ground floor, banded plain and fishscale
tiles to first floor. Plain tile roof. 3 timber-framed bays with rear aisle,
and later lean-tos. 2 storeys and attics. Dentilled brick eaves cornice to
left section. Steeply pitched hipped roof. Brick stack in front slope of
roof towards left end, and brick stack within lean-to to right end of right
section. 2 hipped dormers. Irregular fenestration of 4 casements; two 2-
light casements to left section and one 2-light and one single-light to right
section. Small canted bay window towards centre. Ribbed door to left end of
right section. Blocked door to left end. End lean-tos. Central hipped rear
stair turret, probably formerly porch to barn. Small iron pump against right
side of front elevation, formerly on south side of High Street. Interior:
Exposed framing. Curved passing shores to rear aisle. Jowled principal posts.
Chamfered beams and joists.

Listing NGR: TQ8358144194

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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