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The Moat House, Charing

Description: The Moat House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 October 1980
English Heritage Building ID: 180687

OS Grid Reference: TQ9534849251
OS Grid Coordinates: 595348, 149251
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2090, 0.7953

Location: Maidstone Road, Charing, Kent TN27 0JG

Locality: Charing
Local Authority: Ashford Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN27 0JG

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Listing Text

The Moat House
(Nos 1 to 5 (consec))
TQ 9549 22/48
Formerly the rectory. Now divided into flats. A large late C19 to early C20
house (not of special architectural interest) incorporating on the east side
(Nos 2 and 3) a C15 Wealden hall-house. This is of 2 storeys timber-framed,
with close-studding and moulded bressumer to No 2. Both have coved recess
and brackets. Hipped tiled roof. No 3 has a tie beam and crown post in the
attics. No 2 has a recess said to be a priest hole and a passage thought to
connect to Charing Parish Church. The moat survives.

Listing NGR: TQ9534849251

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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