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Quested's Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Aldington, Kent

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Latitude: 51.0947 / 51°5'40"N

Longitude: 0.9296 / 0°55'46"E

OS Eastings: 605231

OS Northings: 136902

OS Grid: TR052369

Mapcode National: GBR SYW.7TT

Mapcode Global: FRA D6T7.CZ2

Entry Name: Quested's Cottage

Listing Date: 10 August 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1184383

English Heritage Legacy ID: 181617

Location: Aldington, Ashford, Kent, TN25

County: Kent

District: Ashford

Civil Parish: Aldington

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

(north side)
4/32 Quested's
House. C16, altered 1778. Timber framed and clad, with painted
ragstone and tile hanging with plain tiled roof. One storey and attic
with hipped roof with gablets and central stack cluster and 2 hipped
dormers. Two wooden casements on ground floor and half-glazed door
(with painted glass) to centre in gabled porch. Catslide outshot to
rear with dormer and stack and half-glazed door, and brick dated
1778. Interior: full frame visible with tie-beam roof. Large
inglenooks. The cottage is named after Cephas Quested, notorious
smuggler whose home this was late C18.

Listing NGR: TR0523136902

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