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Mortley and the Village Shop

A Grade II Listed Building in Headcorn, Kent

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Latitude: 51.168 / 51°10'4"N

Longitude: 0.621 / 0°37'15"E

OS Eastings: 583339

OS Northings: 144233

OS Grid: TQ833442

Mapcode National: GBR QTV.MTY

Mapcode Global: VHJMV.QX50

Entry Name: Mortley and the Village Shop

Listing Date: 21 October 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1060841

English Heritage Legacy ID: 174288

Location: Headcorn, Maidstone, Kent, TN27

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Civil Parish: Headcorn

Built-Up Area: Headcorn

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

TQ 8344 (North side)
10/64 Mortley and the
Village Shop


Shop row and dwelling. C16 and earlier, with C18 and later alterations and
additions. Timber framed. Ground floor painted brick, first floor tile-hung.
Exposed studding with rendered infilling to long left side of wing. 2
timber-framed bays, with cross-wing to left of approximately 3 timber-framed
bays projecting to front and rear. Front bay of wing probably built as shop.
Separately framed, and possibly older section to right of stack. 2 storeys.
Evidence for continuous jetty to 2 left timber-framed bays of main range.
Hipped roof to wing with ridge lower than main range. Roof of main range
in 2 sections, that to right of stack higher. Ridge stack to left end of
right section, towards centre of main range. 2 truncated stacks to left
side of wing. Irregular fenestration of five 3-light casements; one to wing,
one to left section of main range and 3, set lower, to right section. C20
ground floor shop fronts. Half-glazed doors; to Mortley to left end of
main range and to Village Shop towards right end. Interior: only partly
inspected. Exposed framing to Mortley with moulded beam over probable shop
front of wing. Combed plaster panel to first floor of wing.

Listing NGR: TQ8333944233

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