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Quested's Cottage, Aldington

Description: Quested's Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 August 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 181617

OS Grid Reference: TR0523136902
OS Grid Coordinates: 605231, 136902
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0947, 0.9296

Location: Frith Road, Aldington, Kent TN25 7DQ

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

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Listing Text

(north side)
4/32 Quested's
House. C16, altered 1778. Timber framed and clad, with painted
ragstone and tile hanging with plain tiled roof. One storey and attic
with hipped roof with gablets and central stack cluster and 2 hipped
dormers. Two wooden casements on ground floor and half-glazed door
(with painted glass) to centre in gabled porch. Catslide outshot to
rear with dormer and stack and half-glazed door, and brick dated
1778. Interior: full frame visible with tie-beam roof. Large
inglenooks. The cottage is named after Cephas Quested, notorious
smuggler whose home this was late C18.

Listing NGR: TR0523136902

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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