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Old Kent Cottage, Newington

Description: Old Kent Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 August 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 175621

OS Grid Reference: TR1767337503
OS Grid Coordinates: 617673, 137503
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0955, 1.1074

Location: A20, Newington, Kent CT18 8AT

Locality: Newington
Local Authority: Shepway District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT18 8AT

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Listing Text


4/45 Old Kent Cottage

House. Possibly early C14. Timber framed with rendered infilling. Painted
brick infilling to right end bay. Left gable end tile-hung on first floor.
Thatched roof. Built at right-angles to road. Two-bay open hall with
storeyed bay to each end. 1½ storeys on painted stone plinth. Left gable
end jettied. Frame of relatively thin-scantling timber, with broadly-
spaced studding. Front elevation of right end bay rebuilt with square panels.
Broad low window cill across left hall bay. Straight brace to left side of
right hall bay. Roof half-hipped to left, hipped to right Filleted C20
brick stack to right end of right hall bay. Irregular fenestration of one
3-light leaded casement to left hall bay. One 2-light leaded casement to
first floor of left gable end. Boarded door under stock. Interior not
inspected. Hall said never to have been floored. (E.W. Parkin, unpublished
report in National Monuments Record).

Listing NGR: TR1767337503

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Source: English Heritage

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