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Peirce House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Charing, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2106 / 51°12'38"N

Longitude: 0.7943 / 0°47'39"E

OS Eastings: 595272

OS Northings: 149424

OS Grid: TQ952494

Mapcode National: GBR RW0.3MY

Mapcode Global: VHKK6.QT9T

Entry Name: Peirce House

Listing Date: 17 September 1952

Last Amended: 10 October 1980

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1070742

English Heritage Legacy ID: 180731

Location: Charing, Ashford, Kent, TN27

County: Kent

District: Ashford

Civil Parish: Charing

Built-Up Area: Ashford (Ashford)

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

1.
5272 CHARING HIGH STREET
(west side)
No 33
Peirce House)
(formerly listed as
Pierce House)
TQ 9549 22/37 17.9.52
II* GV
2.
Formerly used as almshouses when the house belonged to the Sayers family.
An alms window survives on the west side. A timber-framed building, dating
from the C13, with some timbering and close studding exposed in the north
wall, now with herringbone brick infill to first and attic storeys and rendered
to ground floor. Two overhanging gables, one very widely. First floor overhangs
widely on brackets, having a moulded wooden bressummer with crenellations.
Three casement windows with renewed heads and small square leaded panes. Wide
4-centred wooden doorway with carved spandrels. The interior contains a small
portion of a Norman undercroft. C15 crown post roof. C15 solid block stairs,
inglenook fireplace, and screens passage.


Listing NGR: TQ9525049353

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