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Symnel Cottage, Aldington

Description: Symnel Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 181590

OS Grid Reference: TR0639237440
OS Grid Coordinates: 606392, 137440
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0991, 0.9464

Location: Calleywell Lane, Aldington, Kent TN25 7DU

Locality: Aldington
Local Authority: Ashford Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN25 7DU

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Listing Text

(east side)
4/5 Symnel Cottage
House. C15, extended and restored 1920's. Timber framed and exposed
with plaster infill and underbuilt with red brick. Tile hung on right
return. Plain tiled roof. End jettied hall house plan of 4 bays with
rear wing. Two storeys and attic on plinth, with exposed framing on
1st floor, hipped roof with gablets and with gabled semi-dormer to right
and stack to centre left. Three wooden casements on 1st floor, and 4
on ground floor with segmental heads (that to centre left replacing
doorway). Entry by plank and stud doors in left return and rear wing.
Exposed jetty on left return, and truncated stack on right return.
Storey and attic wing to rear (1920's) in matching style. Interior:
double ogee bracing to interior divisions. Double service doorways
in former screens passage, pointed arched and chamfered, constructed
of durns with iron hinge-pins. Crenellated dais beam in former hall,
with double chamfered cambered tie beam in upper hall area, supporting
octagonal crown post with moulded capital and base, about 4 feet
in height.

Listing NGR: TR0639237440

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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