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Cartshed Immediately North East of Little Lucy's Cottage, Hildenborough

Description: Cartshed Immediately North East of Little Lucy's Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 February 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 179584

OS Grid Reference: TQ5521248065
OS Grid Coordinates: 555212, 148065
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2107, 0.2207

Location: Lower Street, Hildenborough, Kent TN11 8PT

Locality: Hildenborough
Local Authority: Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN11 8PT

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Listing Text

TQ 54 NE
5/150 Cartshed immediately north
- east of Little Lucy's Cottage

Cartshed on the Leigh estate. Dated 1875. Built for Samuel Morley, who owned
the estate in the 1870s. Red brick with bullnose brick dressings the gables
clad in imitation of timber framing the infill roughcast; peg-tile roof.
Vernacular Revival style.

Plan: Rectangular on plan with a 2-bay open fronted cartshed in the centre
flanked by store rooms.

Exterior: Single storey. Symmetrical overall with some variations to the
openings. The cartshed entrances are divided by an iron column. The framed
gables of the store rooms to left and right have timber pendants. The left
hand gable has a segmental-arched doorway to the left, a segmental-arched 2-
light small-pane casement to the right and 2 low round-headed openings. The
right hand gable has a central segmental-arched doorway with a C19 stable
door, flanked by 2-light unglazed windows. Datestone of 1875 with the
initials SM.

Roof: 1875 tie-beam, king post and strut trusses with diagonal boarding
concealing the rafters.

Samuel Morley, Liberal M.P. and hosiery millionaire employed both George Devey
and George and Peto on the Leigh estate houses and cottages.

Group value with Little Lucy's Cottage.

Listing NGR: TQ5521248065

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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