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Godfrey House, Hollingbourne

Description: Godfrey House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 20 October 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 174360

OS Grid Reference: TQ8376254773
OS Grid Coordinates: 583762, 154773
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2625, 0.6325

Location: 98 Eyhorne Street, Hollingbourne, Kent ME17 1TR

Locality: Hollingbourne
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME17 1TR

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Listing Text

TQ 8354 (East side)

9/132 Godfrey House



House. Late C16. Restored 1859. Timber framed with plaster infilling.
Plain tile roof. Lobby entry plan. 2 storeys and attics on stone plinth.
Close studding to ground floor, first floor with studs to corner and
flanking the windows. Ogee tension braces to first floor and dormers.
Continuous jetty with moulded bressumer. Projecting porch to left of
centre, of 2 storeys and attic, jettied to front on first floor, to 3
sides on moulded dragon posts at wall-plate level of house, and to front
at eaves level of dormer. Attic jettied to left gable end. Brick ridge
stack of 4 octagonal corbelled flues to left of centre. Projecting brick
stack to right gable end with octagonal corbelled flues. 3 eaves dormers
with jettied gables, one to left and 2 to right of porch, each with one
2-light mullioned window. One 3-light mullioned window to gable over
porch. One 10-light ovolo-moulded mullioned and transomed first-floor
oriel window with moulded cornice and plastered ogee base immediately
below each eaves dormer, and one of 6 lights to first floor of porch.
3 rectangular ground-floor bays with 10-light ovolo-moulded mullioned
and transomed windows on stone bases. Ribbed door to porch. Tablet over
door inscribed "Godfrey House. Built 1587, restored 1859." Interior not

Listing NGR: TQ8376254773

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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