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Wierton Cottage, Boughton Monchelsea

Description: Wierton Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 174530

OS Grid Reference: TQ7806049741
OS Grid Coordinates: 578060, 149741
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2191, 0.5483

Location: Wierton Hill, Boughton Monchelsea, Kent ME17 4JT

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

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Listing Text

TQ 74 NE (East side)

2/66 Wierton Cottage

23.5.67 II

House. C14 or C15, with C17 and C19 alterations, and C19 facade. Timber
framed, weatherboarded, with plain tile roof. Open hall of, probably, 3
timber-framed bays. Storeyed bay to each end. 2 storeys, on stone plinth.
Underbuilt gable end jetty to right. Hipped roof with gablets. Multiple
brick stack in front slope of roof slightly to right of centre (in central
timber-framed bay). Truncated projecting brick stack to rear of right end
bay. Irregular fenestration of 4 casements; no windows towards left end,
three 3-light casements, and one 2-light casement under stack. Panelled door
with 2 top lights in reeded architrave, behind half-glazed timber-framed
porch under stack. Narrow C19 parallel rear range in stone and brick, with
slate roof and 3 stacks. Interior: moulded right end-of-hall beam. Boxed
steeply-cambered tie-beam to right-central hall truss. Long cut jowl to
principal post of left-central hall truss. Sans-purlin collared common-
rafter roof. C17 axial beams to first floor of left end bay and left hall
bay. C17 moulded stone fireplace with 4-centred arched bressumer with leaf-
spears to spandrels, to right side of stack; plain-chamfered stone fireplace
and bressumer to left.

Listing NGR: TQ7806049741

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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