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Forge Cottages, Nettlestead

Description: Forge Cottages

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 174811

OS Grid Reference: TQ6812550852
OS Grid Coordinates: 568125, 150852
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2321, 0.4067

Location: Maidstone Road, Nettlestead, Kent ME18 5HE

Locality: Nettlestead
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME18 5HE

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Listing Text

TQ 65 SE
(West side)
1/12 Forge Cottages

House, now house row. Late C17 or early C18, with later alterations.
Ground floor painted brick, first floor tile-hung. Rendered first-floor
gable to road. Plain tile roof. South-facing, built at right-angles
to road. 2 storeys and attic. Half-hipped roof, with gablet to right.
Later brick stack towards left end. Broad red brick stack set along
ridge to right of centre. Two half-hipped dormers with two-light case-
ments. Irregular fenestration of 3 three-light casements; one to left
of left stack, one towards centre and one towards right end. Ribbed door
between stacks. Boarded door to right end to Forge Cottage. Two-storey
former stair turret to rear of "central" stack, tile-hung on first floor
and with hipped plain-tile roof. Two-storey parallel rear range to left.
Rear lean-to to right. Single-storey addition to right gable end, with
rear wall flush with lean-to; painted brick, with weatherboarded gable,
and plain-tile roof half-hipped to road. Further single-storey painted
brick addition towards rear of right gable end of first addition, gabled
to-road. Interior: only partly inspected. Exposed framing, brick
fireplace with wooden bressumer, and staggered butt purlin roof without
queen struts to Forge Cottage.

Listing NGR: TQ6813250847

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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