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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1068606
English Heritage Legacy ID: 174483
Location: Boughton Monchelsea, Maidstone, Kent, ME17
Civil Parish: Boughton Monchelsea
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
BOUGHTON MONCHELSEA CHURCH HILL
TQ 74 NE (East side)
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
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