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Swiss Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Boughton Monchelsea, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2383 / 51°14'17"N

Longitude: 0.5328 / 0°31'58"E

OS Eastings: 576904

OS Northings: 151842

OS Grid: TQ769518

Mapcode National: GBR PRM.9K1

Mapcode Global: VHJMM.641J

Entry Name: Swiss Cottage

Listing Date: 23 May 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1344354

English Heritage Legacy ID: 174462

Location: Boughton Monchelsea, Maidstone, Kent, ME17

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Civil Parish: Boughton Monchelsea

Built-Up Area: Maidstone

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

BOUGHTON MONCHELSEA BERESFORDS HILL
TQ 75 SE (East side)

1/4 Swiss Cottage
(formerly listed
23.5.67 under Boughton
Quarries)

GV II

House. C17 with earlier core, later additions and early C19 alterations.
Timber framed, rendered, with plain tile roof. Main range 2 storeys, cross-
wing 2 storeys, attic and cellar. Rendered plinth. C17 cross-wing to left,
flush with facade; eaves higher than those of main range and jettied on moulded
bressumer with shaped brackets. Moulded bargeboards to gable of wing. Similar
gable immediately to right of stack, rising above eaves of main range on shaped
brackets. Gable to right end of main range. Rendered multi-flued stack in
front slope of roof immediately to right of wing. Rendered rear stack to right.
Irregular fenestration of 4 windows; one pair of 12-pane sashes with central
mullion to wing, and one under main-range gable. Similar pair of 8-light sashes
to right of main-range gable. One 2-light casement under stack. Rendered
rectangular flat-roofed single-storey porch under stack, with half-glazed door
with cambered head and margin lights. Short 2-storey rendered rear wing to
right. Interior: early-to-mid C19 fireplaces, grates and cornices. Curved C19
staircase with stick balusters. Clasped purlin roof to wing, with windbraces.
A very small quantity of exposed framing.


Listing NGR: TQ7690451842

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