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The Little Gem Public House, Aylesford

Description: The Little Gem Public House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 August 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 179232

OS Grid Reference: TQ7302558963
OS Grid Coordinates: 573025, 158963
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3035, 0.4808

Location: 19 High Street, Kent ME20 7AX

Locality: Aylesford
Local Authority: Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME20 7AX

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Listing Text

TQ 7358
(south side)
No 17 and The Little Gem
25.8.59 Public House (formerly
listed as Nos 17 and 19)


House with cottage to left, now offices (to left) and public house (to right).
C15 to right, C17 to left, with C18 and C19 elevations. Timber-framed and
rendered, some incised. Plain tiled roof, stepped down to left in centre.
Two-storey gabled dormer with casements to right of centre and end stack
off-ridge to front at right. Central hipped projecting cross-wing with large
gable to right and Cl9 barge-boards, pendant and finial, taking up most of the
depth of the cross-wing. Smaller gable, with C19 barge-boards, pendant and
finial, in left-hand re-entrant angle of cross-wing. 2 storeys to left and in
cross-wing; 1 storey with attics to right. 1 glazing bar sash on 1st floor to
left with tripartite glazing bar sash below. 1 glazing bar sash on 1st floor of
re-entrant angle of cross-wing with casement below. 2-storey octagonal bay on
end of cross-wing capped by steep octagonally-hipped roof. C20 bowed shop front
on ground floor of right-hand block. Half-glazed door to left of canted bay on
cross-wing and C20 boarded door to right of right-hand bow window. Interior:
Substantial timber-frame visible.

Listing NGR: TQ7303058956

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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