British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

Elizabethan Court, Charing

Description: Elizabethan Court

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 180760

OS Grid Reference: TQ9531949457
OS Grid Coordinates: 595319, 149457
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2109, 0.7950

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

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

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Explore more of the area around Charing, Kent at Explore Britain.

Listing Text

(east side)
Elizabethan Court
(Nos 1 to 8 (consec))
(formerly listed as
The Old Swan Hotel)
TQ 9549 22/15 14.2.67
Formerly the Old Swan Hotel. C17. Two storeys and attic in the north gable.
Red brick and grey headers on a cemented base. Tiled roof with gable at each
end. Above the ground floor is a pattern of machicolation in bricks simulating
an overhang. Four casement windows with brick dripstones over the end first
floor windows. Three small modern bays on ground floor. Doorcase, at the
head of 5 steps with iron handrail, having fluted pilasters, projecting cornice
over, semi-circular fanlight and 6 panelled doors. Projecting iron bracket
from which the inn sign once hung. At the south corner of the front is a wooden
post from which presumably another inn sign hung. Interior contains chamfered

Listing NGR: TQ9532449460

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.