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53 and 55, High Street, Tenterden

Description: 53 and 55, High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 May 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 179725

OS Grid Reference: TQ8835233281
OS Grid Coordinates: 588352, 133281
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0680, 0.6869

Locality: Tenterden
Local Authority: Ashford Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN30 6BD

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Listing Text

(South Side)

Nos 53 & 55
TQ 8833 1/13 8.5.50.


A large C18 block. 3 storeys. Ground floor stuccoed and grooved in imitation
of masonry, above tile hung with a moulded reeded frieze between, the
1st floor overhanging and the frieze edging the over-hang. Long and short
painted wooden quoins. Hipped tiled roof and bracket eaves cornice.
5 sashes with most glazing bars intact. No 53 has a modern shop front.
No 55 has 2 round-headed doorcases in frames with semi-circular fanlights
and 6 panelled moulded doors. Large round-headed double doorway between
the houses leading to a passageway through them.

All the listed buildings on the South side from Nos 17 to 57 form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ8835533278

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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