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Chequers, Headcorn

Description: Chequers

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 174300

OS Grid Reference: TQ8336444195
OS Grid Coordinates: 583364, 144195
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1676, 0.6214

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 (South side)
10/76 Chequers


House. C16 with earlier wing to right, restored 1980s. Timber framed,
with rendered infilling. Plain tile roof. C16 central section of 2
timber-framed bays, that to right shorter and subdivided into 2 on ground
floor. Cross-wing to right, extending to rear. Separately framed bay
or cross-wing to left. 2 storeys on stone plinth. Right wing jettied
on solid brackets. Continuous jetty to central section with slender
moulded shafts beneath solid brackets. Left end bay probably formerly
jettied, now underbuilt. Right end bay and right central by close-
studded. Broadly-spaced close-studding to left central bay. Broadly-
spaced studding with 2 tension braces to left and bay. Right wing with
higher eaves and lower ridge, hipped to front with gablet. Left end bay
formerly with lower eaves, now roofed with central section, with hip to
left and hipped down to right wing. Slender projecting brick stack to
left end, brick stack to left end of right central bay and rear brick stack
to junction of central section and right wing. Irregular fenestration of
4 casements. Ribbed door to right end of central section. Interior not

Listing NGR: TQ8336444195

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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