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Watergate Cottage watergate House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Fordwich, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2954 / 51°17'43"N

Longitude: 1.1262 / 1°7'34"E

OS Eastings: 618046

OS Northings: 159780

OS Grid: TR180597

Mapcode National: GBR TXY.PK8

Mapcode Global: VHLGG.GPQT

Entry Name: Watergate Cottage watergate House

Listing Date: 30 January 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1065708

English Heritage Legacy ID: 171150

Location: Fordwich, Canterbury, Kent, CT2

County: Kent

District: Canterbury

Civil Parish: Fordwich

Built-Up Area: Sturry

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

(north side)

Watergate House and
Watergate Cottage
TR 1859 27/226 30.1.67.


Originally the Manor House, later the Rectory. C18 exterior with C19 alterations,
but the interior is older with 2 bays of C16 and a mid C17 addition, and contains
a C15 stone fireplace. Two storeys and attics. Red brick, the south front
refaced in cement in the C19 with rusticated quoins. A gable with one window
with tumbled brickwork has a parapet to the east. Four window to the first
floor above three with segmental heads to the ground floor, hung sashes with
glazing bars. Moulded surrounds to attic and first floor windows. Doorway
with plain pilasters and glazed door. Tiled roof. Two windows to the east
and two gables with attic windows. The west wing is Watergate Cottage with
hipped tile roof. Two storeys. One small casment window wnd one of three
lights with hung sashes with glazing bars above a small window and a door.
Another door and a carriage door. Remains of early C17 "antique work" mural
in the oldest part of the building.

Listing NGR: TR1804659780

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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