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Lychgate, Boughton Monchelsea

Description: Lychgate

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 25 July 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 174483

OS Grid Reference: TQ7709449920
OS Grid Coordinates: 577094, 149920
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2210, 0.5346

Location: Church Hill, Boughton Monchelsea, Kent ME17 4BU

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

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Listing Text

TQ 74 NE (East side)

25.7.52 Lychgate


Lychgate. C16 or earlier. Timber framed, with plain tile roof. 2 timber-
framed bays. Gabled. 3 trusses. Chamfered posts un-jowled but with
upstands to top, and jowled to bases. Cambered chamfered tie-beams with
short solid-spandrel braces. Similar braces to wall-plates. Moulded
octagonal crown-post with head braces, to central truss. 2 outer crown-posts
plain, with head and foot-braces. Collar purlin and wall-plates extend beyond
the end trusses by about 2 rafters. Gable end collars have king struts above.
Cusped bargeboards. Side walls open above midrails, boarded below, with
continuous seat. Ground-cills on stone plinths. A relatively uncommon
survival in this area.

Listing NGR: TQ7692749528

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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