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Harts House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Boughton Monchelsea, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2384 / 51°14'18"N

Longitude: 0.5321 / 0°31'55"E

OS Eastings: 576851

OS Northings: 151851

OS Grid: TQ768518

Mapcode National: GBR PRM.9BF

Mapcode Global: VHJMM.54NG

Entry Name: Harts House

Listing Date: 25 July 1952

Last Amended: 25 March 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1060784

English Heritage Legacy ID: 174464

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

BOUGHTON MONCHELSEA BERESFORDS HILL
TQ 75 SE (West side)
1/5
Harts House
(formerly listed
25.7.52 under Boughton
Quarries)

GV II*

House. Late C16, with later additions and alterations. Restored early C20.
Timber framed with plaster infilling. Plain tile roof. South-facing main
range of 2 or 2 1/2 timber-framed bays. Timber-framed wing to west end,
protruding to north and south, possibly of more than one period, and
incorporating integral 2-storey "lean-to" to south end of west elevation.
Broad 2-storey timber-framed rear return wing to east, abutting side of rear
section of west wing. 2 storeys, garret and cellar on stone plinth. Close-
studded. Cill and midrail, but not eaves, of west wing lower than those of
main range. West wing, including "lean-to", jettied to south. Main range
jettied to south, jetty returning, on moulded dragon post, along whole of east
front. Main range gabled. Roof of west wing hipped to south with gablet,
gabled to north, with lower ridge than main range. East wing gabled to north.
Multiple brick stack in front slope of roof towards west end of main range.
Irregular fenestration to south of 4 leaded windows; one small light to
junction of west wing and "lean-to", one rectangular 5-light mullioned and
transomed oriel window on shaped brackets to west wing, and one 4-light and
one 3-light casement to main range. Ribbed door to east side of west wing,
towards main range, and boarded door in 4-centred-arched architrave with
hollow spandrels to north end of east gable end of main range. Interior not
inspected.


Listing NGR: TQ7685151851

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