Description: Keeper's Cottage
Date Listed: 25 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 174519
OS Grid Reference: TQ7713249416
OS Grid Coordinates: 577132, 149416
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2165, 0.5349
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BOUGHTON MONCHELSEA PEENS LANE
TQ 74 NE (South side)
2/55 Keeper's Cottage
House, formerly gamekeeper's house, now house. Early C17, with facade of circa
1842, and later alterations and addition. Timber framed. Ground floor red
brick in Flemish bond, first floor weatherboarded. Plain tile roof. 2 timber-
framed bays, formerly with at least one further bay to right; the 2 bays
re-faced in c.1842, and the right bay or bays replaced by one bay in same
materials as rest, at later date. 2 storeys. Half-hipped roof with jettied
half hips. Brick stack rising from eaves towards left end, rear stack to right
of centre, and gable end stack to right. Irregular fenestration of two small
single-light casements, one over door and one to right. Panelled central door.
Date 1842 on brick beside back door. Interior: principal posts with shouldered
gunstock jowls. Clasped purlin roof with large windbraces, diminishing
principal rafters, and vertical queen-struts to collars.
Listing NGR: TQ7713249416
Source: English Heritage
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