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Stream Cottages, Ditton

Description: Stream Cottages

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 25 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 179300

OS Grid Reference: TQ7100158162
OS Grid Coordinates: 571001, 158162
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2969, 0.4514

Location: The Stream, Ditton, Kent ME20 6AG

Locality: Ditton
Local Authority: Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME20 6AG

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Listing Text

TQ 75 NW
(north side)
Stream Cottages, Nos
- 44-48 (even)


Hall-house, now house pair. Circa 1420-1450 with solar wing of c.1480-1500; C19
cladding to 1st floor. Timber-framed with brick ground floor except under left
hand jetty, where close-studded framing is exposed with plaster infilling. Plain
tiled roof with return gables at both ends, to left over 1st floor jetty on
bressumer, joist ends and brackets. C16 moulded wooden barge boards. Stack
behind ridge to left. 2 storeys; irregular fenestration of 5 windows on lst
floor and 4 windows on ground floor. Boarded and panelled door to left of
entrance right hand window under gable, (No 44), entrance to No 46/48 is 2-storey
later C20 addition set back at left end. Interior: much evidence of timber-
framing. Built-in stack with carved Tudor arched wooden bressumers to fireplaces
in drawing and dining rooms. Moulded beams in drawing room, (former parlour).
Cambered beam over solar, now bedroom, possibly supporting solar crown-post.
Crown-post possibly also over former hall; roof-space inaccessible at time of

Listing NGR: TQ7100158162

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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