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70, Ware Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Bearsted, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2763 / 51°16'34"N

Longitude: 0.5716 / 0°34'17"E

OS Eastings: 579462

OS Northings: 156157

OS Grid: TQ794561

Mapcode National: GBR PR3.TKL

Mapcode Global: VHJMF.V5JX

Entry Name: 70, Ware Street

Listing Date: 20 July 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1336285

English Heritage Legacy ID: 173728

Location: Bearsted, Maidstone, Kent, ME14

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Civil Parish: Bearsted

Built-Up Area: Maidstone

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

TQ 75 NE THURNHAM WARE STREET
(north side)

5/221 No. 70

II

Hall house, now house. Late C15 and early C16. Timber-framed
with plaster infilling. Plain tiled roof. Wealden house with
hall of one long, or possibly 2,bays, with storeyed bay at
either end, that to left longer. 2 storeys with right and
left bays jettied and left gable end jettied with moulded dragon-
post. Broadly spaced studding with tension braces. Arch braces
to flying wall plate and coving between inner and flying wall-
plate. Roof hipped with gablet to right and left. Brick stack
in front slope of roof, off-centre to left. Irregular
fenestration of one small original window opening either side of
central post to left bay and one C19 3-light casement to unrestored
right hand bay. Restored tall open-hall window to right of hall.
C20 Tudor-arched door-head at right end of left end bay with original
narrow Tudor-arched door-head immediately to left. C20 brick
lean-to to right. Undergoing works at time of re-survey.


Listing NGR: TQ8065057867

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

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