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Harts House, Boughton Monchelsea

Description: Harts House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 25 July 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 174464

OS Grid Reference: TQ7685151851
OS Grid Coordinates: 576851, 151851
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2384, 0.5321

Location: The Maltings, Boughton Monchelsea, Kent ME17 4LY

Locality: Boughton Monchelsea
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME17 4LY

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Listing Text

TQ 75 SE (West side)
Harts House
(formerly listed
25.7.52 under Boughton


House. Late C16, with later additions and alterations. Restored early C20.
Timber framed with plaster infilling. Plain tile roof. South-facing main
range of 2 or 2 1/2 timber-framed bays. Timber-framed wing to west end,
protruding to north and south, possibly of more than one period, and
incorporating integral 2-storey "lean-to" to south end of west elevation.
Broad 2-storey timber-framed rear return wing to east, abutting side of rear
section of west wing. 2 storeys, garret and cellar on stone plinth. Close-
studded. Cill and midrail, but not eaves, of west wing lower than those of
main range. West wing, including "lean-to", jettied to south. Main range
jettied to south, jetty returning, on moulded dragon post, along whole of east
front. Main range gabled. Roof of west wing hipped to south with gablet,
gabled to north, with lower ridge than main range. East wing gabled to north.
Multiple brick stack in front slope of roof towards west end of main range.
Irregular fenestration to south of 4 leaded windows; one small light to
junction of west wing and "lean-to", one rectangular 5-light mullioned and
transomed oriel window on shaped brackets to west wing, and one 4-light and
one 3-light casement to main range. Ribbed door to east side of west wing,
towards main range, and boarded door in 4-centred-arched architrave with
hollow spandrels to north end of east gable end of main range. Interior not

Listing NGR: TQ7685151851

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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