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Quarry House, Boughton Monchelsea

Description: Quarry House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 174523

OS Grid Reference: TQ7721951707
OS Grid Coordinates: 577219, 151707
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2370, 0.5373

Location: The Quarries, Boughton Monchelsea, Kent ME17 4NJ

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

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Listing Text

TQ 75 SE (North side)

1/59 No. 49 (Quarry
House) (formerly
listed as Nos 49 and
23.5.67 51)


House, formerly cottages, now house. Later C16, with late C16 or early C17 addition
to right and with C20 alterations. Timber framed with plaster infilling.
Ground floor of right end bay and of left gable end rebuilt in stone. Mid-
to-late C16 lobby-entry plan house of 2 timber-framed bays to left of stack bay
and one to right; the left end bay altered or renewed in C17. Two further
timber-framed bays of unequal length added to right in late C16 or early C17.
2 storeys, attic and cellars on stone plinth. Broadly-spaced studding. 2
tension braces to left end and one of thin scantling to right end. Half-
hipped roof. Wall-plates at right end project, carrying verges up to
jettied half hip. Brick ridge stack towards centre. Truncated stack with
slender projecting stone base to right gable end. 2 gabled dormers.
Irregular fenestration of 4 windows; one 2-light and three 3-light, some
with pegged cills. Blocked 2-light ovolo-moulded mullion window with diamond
subsidiary mullions to bay to right of stack. Blocked door under stack,
half-glazed door towards left end, and ribbed door under canopy to right of
centre. Short rendered rear return wing to left and similar but lower rear
wing to right of stack. Rear lean-to. Interior: exposed framing. Mortices
for diamond mullion windows in both sections of house. Central stack with
2 stone fireplaces to ground floor and 2 to first floor, one moulded, rest
plain chamfered, all but one with wooden bressumers. Clasped purlin roof
with windbraces, and diminishing principal rafters. Vertical queen-struts to
collars to former right gable end of left section. Heavier-scantling timber
to left section.

Listing NGR: TQ7721951707

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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