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Keeper's Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Boughton Monchelsea, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2165 / 51°12'59"N

Longitude: 0.5349 / 0°32'5"E

OS Eastings: 577132

OS Northings: 149416

OS Grid: TQ771494

Mapcode National: GBR PRT.Q1L

Mapcode Global: VHJMM.7P4B

Entry Name: Keeper's Cottage

Listing Date: 25 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1060771

English Heritage Legacy ID: 174519

Location: Boughton Monchelsea, Maidstone, Kent, ME17

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Civil Parish: Boughton Monchelsea

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

TQ 74 NE (South side)

2/55 Keeper's Cottage


House, formerly gamekeeper's house, now house. Early C17, with facade of circa
1842, and later alterations and addition. Timber framed. Ground floor red
brick in Flemish bond, first floor weatherboarded. Plain tile roof. 2 timber-
framed bays, formerly with at least one further bay to right; the 2 bays
re-faced in c.1842, and the right bay or bays replaced by one bay in same
materials as rest, at later date. 2 storeys. Half-hipped roof with jettied
half hips. Brick stack rising from eaves towards left end, rear stack to right
of centre, and gable end stack to right. Irregular fenestration of two small
single-light casements, one over door and one to right. Panelled central door.
Date 1842 on brick beside back door. Interior: principal posts with shouldered
gunstock jowls. Clasped purlin roof with large windbraces, diminishing
principal rafters, and vertical queen-struts to collars.

Listing NGR: TQ7713249416

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