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Bedford House

A Grade II Listed Building in Chartham, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2565 / 51°15'23"N

Longitude: 1.0161 / 1°0'57"E

OS Eastings: 610548

OS Northings: 155133

OS Grid: TR105551

Mapcode National: GBR SX1.5PR

Mapcode Global: VHKK4.KPJ4

Entry Name: Bedford House

Listing Date: 29 September 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1348504

English Heritage Legacy ID: 171070

Location: Chartham, Canterbury, Kent, CT4

County: Kent

District: Canterbury

Civil Parish: Chartham

Built-Up Area: Shalmsford Street

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text


Bedford House
TR 1055 29/233 29.9.52.


C16 or earlier timber-framed building with plaster infilling, part of the ground
floor rebuilt in painted brick, the first floor oversailing on a bressumer
and brackets with curved braces. Two gables oversailing on brackets. Hipped
tiled roof with C17 brick chimneystack. Four casement windows facing south-east
and two windows facing north-east, traces of the original mullioned windows
remain. Four-centred wooden doorways. Moulded dragon post. This was at one
time an Inn and later the local poor-house.

Listing NGR: TR1054855133

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

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