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1-11, the Quarries (See Details for Further Address Information), Boughton Monchelsea

Description: 1-11, the Quarries (See Details for Further Address Information)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 June 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 174522

OS Grid Reference: TQ7697751721
OS Grid Coordinates: 576977, 151721
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2372, 0.5338

Location: Beresfords Hill, Boughton Monchelsea, Kent ME17 4GJ

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

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Listing Text

TQ 75 SE (North side)

1/58 Nos. 1-11 (odd)
(also known as
Nos. 1,1A,2,3,4
22.6.1977 and 5 Bridge Row)


Row of 6 cottages, formerly incorporating shop to right end. 1827. Small
blocks of evenly-coursed stone. Ground floor rendered. Slate roof. Built
on corner site, facing on to Bottlescrew Hill. 2 storeys and garret, with
cellar to right end. Gabled. Central stone ridge stack and 2 further stone
stacks evenly-spaced towards gable ends. Regular 6-window front of small
deeply-recessed 12-pane sashes, one pair flanking each stack. 6 doors, in
spaces between windows; half-glazed to left end to No. 11, boarded to No. 9
and half-glazed to No. 7 adjacent to left of centre, boarded to No. 5 and
half-glazed to No. 3 adjacent to right of centre, and half-glazed to right
end to No. 1. Slate-roofed pentice supported on rustic poles across whole
of front elevation. Stone rear lean-to to right, with low single-storey
stone wing continuing from it to rear, facing on to The Quarries. Small
multipane shop window,hinged for shutters or shelf and with shallow wooden cornice, towards front of right gable end. Door towards rear of gable.
Plaque under central stack inscribed "With INDUSTRY, ECONOMY, HONESTY,
CIVILITY and CLEANLINESS a poor man may be Happy and Respectable. 1827". Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: TQ7697751721

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Source: English Heritage

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