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
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BOUGHTON MONCHELSEA CHURCH HILL
TQ 74 NE (East side)
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
Source: English Heritage
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