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Symnel Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Aldington, Kent

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Latitude: 51.0991 / 51°5'56"N

Longitude: 0.9464 / 0°56'47"E

OS Eastings: 606392

OS Northings: 137440

OS Grid: TR063374

Mapcode National: GBR SYX.03D

Mapcode Global: FRA D6W6.SN7

Entry Name: Symnel Cottage

Listing Date: 14 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1362753

English Heritage Legacy ID: 181590

Location: Aldington, Ashford, Kent, TN25

County: Kent

District: Ashford

Civil Parish: Aldington

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

(east side)
4/5 Symnel Cottage
House. C15, extended and restored 1920's. Timber framed and exposed
with plaster infill and underbuilt with red brick. Tile hung on right
return. Plain tiled roof. End jettied hall house plan of 4 bays with
rear wing. Two storeys and attic on plinth, with exposed framing on
1st floor, hipped roof with gablets and with gabled semi-dormer to right
and stack to centre left. Three wooden casements on 1st floor, and 4
on ground floor with segmental heads (that to centre left replacing
doorway). Entry by plank and stud doors in left return and rear wing.
Exposed jetty on left return, and truncated stack on right return.
Storey and attic wing to rear (1920's) in matching style. Interior:
double ogee bracing to interior divisions. Double service doorways
in former screens passage, pointed arched and chamfered, constructed
of durns with iron hinge-pins. Crenellated dais beam in former hall,
with double chamfered cambered tie beam in upper hall area, supporting
octagonal crown post with moulded capital and base, about 4 feet
in height.

Listing NGR: TR0639237440

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