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Sherborne House, Charing

Description: Sherborne House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 17 September 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 180729

OS Grid Reference: TQ9527049387
OS Grid Coordinates: 595270, 149387
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2103, 0.7943

Location: The High Street, Charing, Kent TN27 0HU

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

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Listing Text

(west side)
No 27 and No 29
(Sherborne House)
22/39 (formerly listed as
Sherborne and Shop premises
adjoining Sherborne)
GV 17.9.52 II

and the entry shall be amended to read:-

(west side)
Nos 27 and 29
Sherborne House
GV 17.9.52 II*

House and shops. Mid C16 purpose built shop with accommodation
refenestrated in early C19. Timber framed with continuous jetty to
High street, close-studded with plaster infill on plinth. End walls
and ground floor of rear elevation red brick. Tiled roof, gabled to
right, hipped to left with off central brick chimneystack. 2 storeys,
5 windows. 1st floor windows are C19 mainly triple casements with
leaded lights, but 4 original blocked window openings survive. Ground
floor has 2 early C19 5-light canted bays on the ground floor and to
the left late C18 or early C19 3-light canted bay shop window with
original sliding sash, projecting on wooden piers with wide tile hung
canopy over. To the south of this are 2 wide unglazed windows with 4
centred heads with sunken spandrels and have rebates and hooks
remaining for hanging heavy shutters, original C16 shopfronts. The
tops have wooden trellised grilles. To south is half glazed door with
2 panels to base and to north 6-panelled door. North end has been
truncated and covered in Jacobean brickwork with 4-light blocked
mullioned window to 1st floor. South end has late C18 brickwork. Rear
elevation has exposed framing to 1st floor, including curved brace.
C18 l-storey brick addition with 2 hips to roof. Interior has moulded
spine beam to south ground floor room, fireplaces and exposed frame
with crown post roof. [See RCHM report file no 40516]


(west side)
No 27 and No 29
(Sherborne House)
(formerly listed as
Sherborne and Shop premises
adjoining Sherborne)
TQ 9549 22/39 17.9.52
C15 timber-framed and close-studded building with plaster infilling on a stuccoed
base. The first floor oversailing on the protruding ends of the floor joists
and brackets. Tiled roof, hipped at the south end. Four casement windows
with small square leaded panes. Two 3-light canted bays on the ground floor
and C18 shop window projecting on struts, with a wide tile-hung canopy over
and a trellised grille to the south of this. Some original window openings
remain. On the left-hand side is a triple arched opening with spandrels.
Right side elevation has blocked mullion windows. The interior has chamfered

Listing NGR: TQ9526849388

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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