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Aysgarth Dixon's Stores, Staplehurst

Description: Aysgarth Dixon's Stores

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 174588

OS Grid Reference: TQ7859643016
OS Grid Coordinates: 578596, 143016
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1585, 0.5527

Location: High Street, Staplehurst, Kent TN12 0AR

Locality: Staplehurst
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN12 0AR

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Listing Text

TQ 7843 (East side)

5/122 Dixon's Stores
and Aysgarth


House and shop. C16 or early C17, with later alterations. Timber
framed. Ground floor chequered red and grey brick, first floor hung
with banded plain and fishscale tiles. Ground floor of right gable
end weatherboarded, first floor tile-hung. Plain tile roof.
Approximately 3 timber-framed bays. 2 storeys, garret and cellar.
Underbuilt jetty to at least left end of front elevation. Gabled.
Irregular fenestration of three 3-light leaded casements. Ribbed
door to Aysgarth to left of centre and half-glazed door to right of
centre, each up 3 steps, and under continuous plain-tile pentice.
Rear wing to left, probably C17; ground floor red brick, first floor
tile-hung, roof with lower ridge towards rear end, hipped to rear.
Rear lean-to to rest of main range. Interior: only partly inspected.
Moulded cross and axial beams, hollow-chamfered joists and evidence
for jetty, to left end room. Exposed joists to right, and to rear

Listing NGR: TQ7859743012

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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