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Box Tree Cottage, Alkham

Description: Box Tree Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 August 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 178549

OS Grid Reference: TR2554742521
OS Grid Coordinates: 625547, 142521
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1375, 1.2228

Location: Slip Lane, Alkham, Kent CT15 7DA

Locality: Alkham
Local Authority: Dover District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT15 7DA

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Listing Text

(east side)
Box Tree Cottage
27.8.52 (formerly listed
as Cottage Box)
House, C17 and 1713 for George Slater Esq. Timber framed and clad with red
brick and tile hanging, and extended with red brick. Plain tiled roofs.
Main block: two storeys on plinth with boxed eaves to the valley roof on left
with stack to end right. Regular fenestration of 3 glazing bar sashes on first
floor and 2 to left on ground floor, all with rubbed and moulded brick heads,
and with moulded brick aprons below first floor window. Door of 6 raised
and fielded panels to right with semi-circular fanlight and pediment on
pilaster surround. Three terracotta plaques over ground floor windows with
Slater Coat of Arms and date 1713. The earlier portion to right is
structurally separated from the C18 wing. One storey and attic with
half-hipped roof and dormer. One glazing bar sash, 1 wooden casement and
boarded door to right. Some framing studs are exposed.

Listing NGR: TR2554742521

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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