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Old Church Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Marden (Maidstone), Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1742 / 51°10'26"N

Longitude: 0.4942 / 0°29'39"E

OS Eastings: 574451

OS Northings: 144615

OS Grid: TQ744446

Mapcode National: GBR PSB.CRQ

Mapcode Global: VHJMS.JR48

Entry Name: Old Church Cottage

Listing Date: 23 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1055737

English Heritage Legacy ID: 174716

Location: Marden, Maidstone, Kent, TN12

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Civil Parish: Marden

Built-Up Area: Marden (Maidstone)

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

TQ 7444 MARDEN HIGH STREET
(north side)

5/58 Old Church Cottage

GV II

House or special purpose building formerly shop, now house. Late
C16, with C18 and C19 additions and alterations. Timber framed,
weatherboarded, with plain tile roof. Two timber-framed bays,
possibly a fragment of a slightly larger building. Two storeys and
garret, on rendered plinth. Gabled. Brick ridge stack to left of
centre (to right end of left bay). Irregular fenestration of two
leaded casements; one two-light to left and one three-light to
right. C18 single-bay painted brick addition (or rebuilding) to
right, with plain tile roof, tall red brick stack in front slope of
roof towards centre, small gabled rear dormer, and three-light
segmental-headed rear ground-floor casement. Single-storey C19
painted brick extension projecting forwards from, and same width
as, C18 section, with half-hipped roof to front and with slightly
bowed multipane gable-end shop window. Panelled door to left of
shop window. Interior: C16 section has exposed framing, with broad
curved tension braces, chamfered axial beams, and shaped jowls to
principal posts. Plain brick fireplace, possibly C17 or early C18,
to right side of stack only. Clasped purlin roof with windbraces
and diminishing principal rafters, largely re-assembled, with
ridge-piece, in C19. Semi-circular brick fireplace to C18 section.
Formerly known as The Hill Tea Room. Marked on OS. map as Church
Hill Cottage. Abuts churchyard to left and rear.


Listing NGR: TQ7445144615

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