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Tilts House, Boughton Monchelsea

Description: Tilts House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 174491

OS Grid Reference: TQ7791250831
OS Grid Coordinates: 577912, 150831
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2289, 0.5468

Location: Heath Road, Boughton Monchelsea, Kent ME17 4JE

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

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Listing Text

TQ 75 SE (North side)
Cock Street

1/30 Tilts House
(formerly listed
23.5.67 as Tilts Farm House)


Farmhouse, now house. Early C18, with early-to-mid C19 alterations. Red
and grey brick in Flemish bond. Plain tile roof. Double depth, but ranges
possibly of slightly different dates. 2 storeys. Stone plinth, plain to
front range, galleted to rear. Moulded wooden eaves cornice. Brick-coped
and kneelered gable ends to each range. Gable end stacks to front range, and
gable end stack to left of rear range. Irregular fenestration of two
multipane sashes with shallow sloping 'hoods' and central 20-pane sash, all
in altered openings. Segmental heads to multipane ground-floor windows.
Central panelled door with 4-light rectangular fanlight and flat hood.
Interior: only partly inspected. High ceilings to front range with chamfered
axial beams. Panelled doors. Stone-flagged entrance hall, with C18 dog-leg
staircase rising towards rear of front range, branching twice to first floor
rooms of rear range. Iron range to rear stack dated 1720. See also items 1/31
and 1/32.

Listing NGR: TQ7791250831

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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