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Quarry House

A Grade II Listed Building in Boughton Monchelsea, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.237 / 51°14'13"N

Longitude: 0.5373 / 0°32'14"E

OS Eastings: 577219

OS Northings: 151707

OS Grid: TQ772517

Mapcode National: GBR PRM.BNS

Mapcode Global: VHJMM.85DJ

Entry Name: Quarry House

Listing Date: 23 May 1967

Last Amended: 25 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1344366

English Heritage Legacy ID: 174523

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 THE QUARRIES
TQ 75 SE (North side)

1/59 No. 49 (Quarry
House) (formerly
listed as Nos 49 and
23.5.67 51)

II

House, formerly cottages, now house. Later C16, with late C16 or early C17 addition
to right and with C20 alterations. Timber framed with plaster infilling.
Ground floor of right end bay and of left gable end rebuilt in stone. Mid-
to-late C16 lobby-entry plan house of 2 timber-framed bays to left of stack bay
and one to right; the left end bay altered or renewed in C17. Two further
timber-framed bays of unequal length added to right in late C16 or early C17.
2 storeys, attic and cellars on stone plinth. Broadly-spaced studding. 2
tension braces to left end and one of thin scantling to right end. Half-
hipped roof. Wall-plates at right end project, carrying verges up to
jettied half hip. Brick ridge stack towards centre. Truncated stack with
slender projecting stone base to right gable end. 2 gabled dormers.
Irregular fenestration of 4 windows; one 2-light and three 3-light, some
with pegged cills. Blocked 2-light ovolo-moulded mullion window with diamond
subsidiary mullions to bay to right of stack. Blocked door under stack,
half-glazed door towards left end, and ribbed door under canopy to right of
centre. Short rendered rear return wing to left and similar but lower rear
wing to right of stack. Rear lean-to. Interior: exposed framing. Mortices
for diamond mullion windows in both sections of house. Central stack with
2 stone fireplaces to ground floor and 2 to first floor, one moulded, rest
plain chamfered, all but one with wooden bressumers. Clasped purlin roof
with windbraces, and diminishing principal rafters. Vertical queen-struts to
collars to former right gable end of left section. Heavier-scantling timber
to left section.


Listing NGR: TQ7721951707

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