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The Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Boughton Malherbe, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2128 / 51°12'46"N

Longitude: 0.6958 / 0°41'44"E

OS Eastings: 588383

OS Northings: 149413

OS Grid: TQ883494

Mapcode National: GBR QTC.W5V

Mapcode Global: VHKK5.0SP3

Entry Name: The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 26 April 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1344316

English Heritage Legacy ID: 174236

Location: Boughton Malherbe, Maidstone, Kent, ME17

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Civil Parish: Boughton Malherbe

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

BOUGHTON MALHERBE CHURCH ROAD
TQ 84 NE [South side)
Grafty Green

6/10 The Old Rectory

26.4.68 II

Rectory, now house. Said to be C15. Alterations and additions of C16 and
later. Timber framed, hung on both floors with fishscale tiles. Plain
tile roof. Main range with cross-wing projecting forwards to right and
truncated semi-circular turret in re-entrant angle. Cross-wing to left,
facade of first floor flush with that of main range. Rectangular stair
turret added to front at iunction of main range and left wing. C19 addition
to left end, projecting forwards. 2 storeys and attics. Apparent
continuous jetty on solid brackets to main range and (visible internally)
with close-studding above to left cross-wing. Ground floor of C19 left
addition partly open, first floor carried on painted posts. Steeply pitched
roof to C19 addition, with moulded bargeboards. Moulded bargeboards to
(lower) left cross-wing. Horizontal tile-hung link between the two roofs.
Pyramidal roof to stair turret with decorative iron finial. Roof of right
wing hipped to front. Small ridge stack to junction of main range and left
cross-wing. Brick stack to rear. and another to right side of right wing.
Hipped dormers, to main range and right wing. Irregular fenestration of 5
windows; one 3-light casement with top lights to C19 addition, deep 6-light
mullioned and transomed window to stair turret, two 12-pane sashes to main
range, and tripartite sash to right wing. Half-glazed double doors in
painted wooden porch with leaded roof, moulded gable and Doric columns,
towards centre of main range. Painted brick lean-to with stable door across
front of left cross-wing, between C19 addition and stair turret. Right
return elevation of right wing built out slightly in small blocks of coursed
stone, with lean-to roof, and semi-circular bay towards centre. Interior
not inspected.


Listing NGR: TQ8819449629

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