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Godfrey House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hollingbourne, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2625 / 51°15'44"N

Longitude: 0.6325 / 0°37'56"E

OS Eastings: 583762

OS Northings: 154773

OS Grid: TQ837547

Mapcode National: GBR QSP.YHJ

Mapcode Global: VHJMG.XJ7J

Entry Name: Godfrey House

Listing Date: 20 October 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1054873

English Heritage Legacy ID: 174360

Location: Hollingbourne, Maidstone, Kent, ME17

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Civil Parish: Hollingbourne

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

HOLLINGBOURNE EYHORNE STREET
TQ 8354 (East side)

9/132 Godfrey House

20.10.52

II*

House. Late C16. Restored 1859. Timber framed with plaster infilling.
Plain tile roof. Lobby entry plan. 2 storeys and attics on stone plinth.
Close studding to ground floor, first floor with studs to corner and
flanking the windows. Ogee tension braces to first floor and dormers.
Continuous jetty with moulded bressumer. Projecting porch to left of
centre, of 2 storeys and attic, jettied to front on first floor, to 3
sides on moulded dragon posts at wall-plate level of house, and to front
at eaves level of dormer. Attic jettied to left gable end. Brick ridge
stack of 4 octagonal corbelled flues to left of centre. Projecting brick
stack to right gable end with octagonal corbelled flues. 3 eaves dormers
with jettied gables, one to left and 2 to right of porch, each with one
2-light mullioned window. One 3-light mullioned window to gable over
porch. One 10-light ovolo-moulded mullioned and transomed first-floor
oriel window with moulded cornice and plastered ogee base immediately
below each eaves dormer, and one of 6 lights to first floor of porch.
3 rectangular ground-floor bays with 10-light ovolo-moulded mullioned
and transomed windows on stone bases. Ribbed door to porch. Tablet over
door inscribed "Godfrey House. Built 1587, restored 1859." Interior not
inspected.


Listing NGR: TQ8376254773

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