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A Grade II Listed Building in Headcorn, Kent

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Latitude: 51.1676 / 51°10'3"N

Longitude: 0.6214 / 0°37'16"E

OS Eastings: 583364

OS Northings: 144196

OS Grid: TQ833441

Mapcode National: GBR QTV.MYC

Mapcode Global: VHJMV.QXC9

Entry Name: Chequers

Listing Date: 26 April 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1054005

English Heritage Legacy ID: 174300

Location: Headcorn, Maidstone, Kent, TN27

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Civil Parish: Headcorn

Built-Up Area: Ashford (Ashford)

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

TQ 8344 (South side)
10/76 Chequers


House. C16 with earlier wing to right, restored 1980s. Timber framed,
with rendered infilling. Plain tile roof. C16 central section of 2
timber-framed bays, that to right shorter and subdivided into 2 on ground
floor. Cross-wing to right, extending to rear. Separately framed bay
or cross-wing to left. 2 storeys on stone plinth. Right wing jettied
on solid brackets. Continuous jetty to central section with slender
moulded shafts beneath solid brackets. Left end bay probably formerly
jettied, now underbuilt. Right end bay and right central by close-
studded. Broadly-spaced close-studding to left central bay. Broadly-
spaced studding with 2 tension braces to left and bay. Right wing with
higher eaves and lower ridge, hipped to front with gablet. Left end bay
formerly with lower eaves, now roofed with central section, with hip to
left and hipped down to right wing. Slender projecting brick stack to
left end, brick stack to left end of right central bay and rear brick stack
to junction of central section and right wing. Irregular fenestration of
4 casements. Ribbed door to right end of central section. Interior not

Listing NGR: TQ8336444195

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