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Description: Halke Cottages
Date Listed: 10 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 176868
OS Grid Reference: TR0141757819
OS Grid Coordinates: 601417, 157819
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2839, 0.8869
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TR 05 NW SHELDWICH ASHFORD ROAD
1/70 Nos.1&2 Halke Cottages
House, now 2 cottages. C15. Timber framed and part exposed with painted brick
infill, part weatherboarded, right return clad with painted brick. Plain tiled
roof. Hall house with separately roofed parlour and service wings. Two
storeyed wings left and right to central range of one storey and attic, end
wings originally jettied, now underbuilt. Hipped roofs, returned on wings with
gablets. One gabled dormer. Stack cluster to centre left, and projecting and
offset stack at end right. Irregular fenestration of wooden casements. Rib
and stud door to left, boarded door to right. Rear: the original entrance front,
obscured by outshots, but with jetty and dragon posts revealed. Interior:
the wing to right with ogee bracing to hall range and 2 four centred arched
doorways to hall range. Crown post roofs. House described as 'early' and
'rare' (See B.0:E. Kent II, 1983, 460).
Listing NGR: TR0141757819
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Source: English Heritage
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