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Dunkirk End and Herring Hang Attached, Dymchurch

Description: Dunkirk End and Herring Hang Attached

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 April 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 175527

OS Grid Reference: TR0993229276
OS Grid Coordinates: 609932, 129276
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0245, 0.9922

Location: 30 Mill Road, Dymchurch, Kent TN29 0NY

Locality: Dymchurch
Local Authority: Shepway District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN29 0NY

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Listing Text

(north side)

7/69 Dunkirk End and Herring
Hang attached


House. Early-to-mid C18 with C19 alterations. Red brick with occasional
grey headers in Flemish bond. Plain tile roof. Set back from road. 2
storeys and garret on brick plinth. Slightly projecting eaves with flat
soffits. Brick-coped gable ends with brick kneelers. Gable end stack to
right in front slope of roof and gable end stack to left. Irregular
fenestration of two 6-pane glazing bar sashes only slightly recessed. 3
ground floor glazing bar sashes with segmental heads. Boarded door with
segmental head off-centre to left, between 2 first floor windows. Integral
rear lean-to. Datestone between first floor windows: A.K.
Interior not inspected. Herring hang or kipper house. Probably C19.
Attached to left gable end of house. Brick on submerged stone plinth with
plain tile roof. Rectangular, much narrower than house and about two-thirds
the height. Very small wooden hatch or smoke outlet in left gable end.
towards apex, and 2 small rectangular vents towards base. Boarded door to
rear against junction with house. Interior: down deep step. 7 smoke-blackened
wooden bars remain intact, axially placed at intervals of about 1 foot, from 7
feet from ground to just below gable hitch. Corresponding brick ledges to long
walls to take other ends of rods or speets (now gone) placed across the building
and threaded with fish. Walls of hang smoke-blackened except at base.

Listing NGR: TR1000229234

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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