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Tavern Cottage, Chilham

Description: Tavern Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 November 1957
English Heritage Building ID: 181432

OS Grid Reference: TR0577452906
OS Grid Coordinates: 605774, 152906
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2382, 0.9465

Location: A252, Chilham, Kent CT4 8ER

Locality: Chilham
Local Authority: Ashford Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT4 8ER

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Listing Text

(west side)

4/15 No. 4 Tavern Cottage
(formerly listed as
27.11.57 Dane Street Cottages)


Hall house. Circa 1500. Timber framed, exposed with plaster infill and
part clad in red brick with plain tile roof. Truncated Wealden - the
expected jettied bay to right burnt down in C18, as evidenced by the red
brick cladding to this end wall. Remaining 3 framed bays: 2 storeys on
plinth, left framed bay jettied at first floor. Hipped roof with gablets and
now central ridge stack, inserted into old screens passage. Two framed bays
to right were original recessed central hall. Irregular fenestration of
3 windows. C19 brick mullion windows to ground floor and first floor to
right, casements to first floor left, and chamfered brick mullioned lights
(C16?) to centre. Exposed central frame of original entry to screens
passage, entrance now to rear. Interior: crown post roof.

Listing NGR: TR0577452906

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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