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124 and 126, the Street, Willesborough

Description: 124 and 126, the Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 September 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 180049

OS Grid Reference: TR0408641784
OS Grid Coordinates: 604086, 141784
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1389, 0.9160

Location: Hinxhill Road, Kingsnorth, Kent TN24 0NA

Locality: Willesborough
Local Authority: Ashford Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN24 0NA

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Listing Text

750/3/128 THE STREET
(Northeast side)
124 AND 126

(Formerly listed as:
100 AND 102)

Former farmhouse, C15. Now two cottages.

MATERIALS: Close-studded first-floor with rebuilt brick ground floor. Clay-tiled roof.

PLAN: Continuous jetty house with hipped roof and massive central ridge stack.

EXTERIOR: The first floor is jettied on all four sides, with exposed joist ends and corner brackets. Additional support is provided by later stepped brick brackets. The front elevation is to the north and has four bays. Windows to the north are paired casements with pointed Gothic panes and ground floor windows have square hood-moulds. Doors are to the far left and right of the elevation and have arched Gothic doorcases.

Nos. 124 and 126 The Street, a former C15 farmhouse is listed at Grade II for the following principal reasons:
* Architectural interest: the building is a well-preserved example of a substantial continuous jetty house.
* Historic interest: the building displays late medieval vernacular building traditions, as well as later historic fabric of interest, such as the substantial ridge stack and Gothic style windows and doors.

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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