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Mistletoe Cottage, Godmersham

Description: Mistletoe Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 181584

OS Grid Reference: TR0537449261
OS Grid Coordinates: 605374, 149261
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2056, 0.9387

Location: Canterbury Road, Godmersham, Kent TN25 4HA

Locality: Godmersham
Local Authority: Ashford Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN25 4HA

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Listing Text


6/31 Mistletoe Cottage


Cottage. Early C18 estate cottage. Built of red brick in Flemish bond. Pegtiled
roof, hipped to one end and gabled to other with brick chimneystack. A 2 bay
end chimneystack house of 2 storeys and basement. 2 windows. Brick modillions
eaves cornice. Front elevation (now opposite to the road) has 2 3-light wooden
casements in C18 pegged architraves but later wooden casements. Ground floor
windows have cambered head linings. Central doorcase with cambered head and modern
door. Left side has C19 cambered casement and modern gabled and tiled weatherhood.
Integral outshot to rear with catslide roof and 4 mainly modern casements. Interior
has cellar with paved floor and reused C17 plank door. Outshot (formerly dairy)
and living room also has brick floors. Living room has brick inglenook fireplace
with wooden bressumer having l¼ inch chamfered beam with lamb's tongue stop and
salt niche. Spine beam with 1 inch chamfer with lamb's tongue stops and the floor
joists are also chamfered with lamb's tongue stops. Main bedroon has 2 original
4 plank doors and late C19 Art Nouveau style firegrate. 2 more plank doors on
this floor. Roof has through purlins and collar braces and has original wooden
pegs. No ridgepiece.

Listing NGR: TR0537449261

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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