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Keeper's Cottage, Boughton Monchelsea

Description: Keeper's Cottage

Grade: II
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

Location: Peens Lane, Boughton Monchelsea, Kent ME17 4BZ

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

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Listing Text

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

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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