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Backs House

A Grade II Listed Building in Swale, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.348 / 51°20'52"N

Longitude: 0.7326 / 0°43'57"E

OS Eastings: 590391

OS Northings: 164530

OS Grid: TQ903645

Mapcode National: GBR RT6.D1B

Mapcode Global: VHKJL.ND40

Entry Name: Backs House

Listing Date: 10 September 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1344217

English Heritage Legacy ID: 175749

Location: Swale, Kent, ME10

County: Kent

District: Swale

Town: Swale

Electoral Ward/Division: Milton Regis

Built-Up Area: Sittingbourne

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

1.
5282 HIGH STREET
(East Side)
MILTON REGIS
No 52
No 52A (Backs House)
TQ 9064 NW 1/70 10.9.51.
II GV
2.
This house is named after Humphrey Back who owned it about 1688. According to
the Archaeologia Cantiana it originally had an open arcade of timber work on the
ground floor. A timber-framed building, the timbering visible at the side with
plaster infilling on the 1st floor and brick infilling below, but the front plastered
and painted in imitation of timbering. The 1st floor oversails on a bressumer
and brackets. 2 storeys. Tiled roof in 2 hips. 3 casement windows on 1st floor.
Small bay below, a modern shop window and 3 original windows with depressed head,
but plate glass inserted. Doorcase also with fanlight having depressed head.

Nos 52 to 76 (even) 80 to 104 (even), 104A and 110 form a group.


Listing NGR: TQ9039164530

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