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Dragon Cottage Dragon House, Smarden

Description: Dragon Cottage Dragon House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 17 September 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 181264

OS Grid Reference: TQ8809642333
OS Grid Coordinates: 588096, 142333
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1493, 0.6880

Locality: Smarden
Local Authority: Ashford Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN27 8NA

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Listing Text

(south side)
14.2.67 Dragon Cottage
(formerly listed under
High Street
17.9.52 Dragon House

TQ 8842 29/12 GV


One building. L-shaped C15 timber-framed building with plaster infilling,
the first floor of the west wing close-studded. The first floor of the north
wing has curved braces and oversails on a bressumer and brackets, with a half-hipped
tile-hung gable above also oversailing on brackets and a bressumer carved
and painted with figures of winged animals, and containing an attic window.
Hipped tiled roof. Casement windows with small square panes. Two small oriel
windows on the first floor. In the centre of the west wing is an C18 doorcase
with flat hood on brackets and a door of 6 fielded panels. Two storeys.
Three windows.

Listing NGR: TQ8809142328

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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