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A Grade II* Listed Building in Boughton Monchelsea, Kent

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Latitude: 51.221 / 51°13'15"N

Longitude: 0.5346 / 0°32'4"E

OS Eastings: 577094

OS Northings: 149920

OS Grid: TQ770499

Mapcode National: GBR PRT.9ZP

Mapcode Global: VHJMM.6KZT

Entry Name: Lychgate

Listing Date: 25 July 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068606

English Heritage Legacy ID: 174483

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 (East side)

25.7.52 Lychgate


Lychgate. C16 or earlier. Timber framed, with plain tile roof. 2 timber-
framed bays. Gabled. 3 trusses. Chamfered posts un-jowled but with
upstands to top, and jowled to bases. Cambered chamfered tie-beams with
short solid-spandrel braces. Similar braces to wall-plates. Moulded
octagonal crown-post with head braces, to central truss. 2 outer crown-posts
plain, with head and foot-braces. Collar purlin and wall-plates extend beyond
the end trusses by about 2 rafters. Gable end collars have king struts above.
Cusped bargeboards. Side walls open above midrails, boarded below, with
continuous seat. Ground-cills on stone plinths. A relatively uncommon
survival in this area.

Listing NGR: TQ7692749528

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

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