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51-55, High Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ashford, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1489 / 51°8'55"N

Longitude: 0.8732 / 0°52'23"E

OS Eastings: 601051

OS Northings: 142770

OS Grid: TR010427

Mapcode National: GBR RWP.ZJ6

Mapcode Global: VHKKN.3D04

Entry Name: 51-55, High Street

Listing Date: 24 September 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1362831

English Heritage Legacy ID: 179935

Location: Ashford, Kent, TN24

County: Kent

District: Ashford

Town: Ashford

Electoral Ward/Division: Victoria

Built-Up Area: Ashford (Ashford)

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

1.
5344 HIGH STREET
(South Side)
Nos 51 to 55 (odd)
TR 0142 NW 1/8 24.9.51.
II* GV
2.
Together with Church Gates, The Churchyard. The range facing Middle Row is C15
to C16 timber framed with close-studding to Nos 53 and 55, plastered to No 51.
2 storeys and attics. Hipped tiled roof with 2 gabled dormers. 6 windows and
a loft door with hoist. Sashes with glazing bars intact and one smalI bay of 3
lights. Ground floor has modern shop fronts but at the north-west corner of No
55 are good curved glazed double doors to the shop, placed in a reeded architrave
surround. Nos 53 and 55 have exposed beams. No 55 having chamfered edges and
also a 4 centred doorway with blank spandrels. To the rear of Nos 53 and 55 is
an C18 house of higher elevation facing the Churchyard called Church Gates. 3
storeys red brick. Hipped tiled roof with wooden modillion eaves cornice. 4 windows,
several of them modern and a C19 cast iron balcony added on the 1st floor. Doorcase
in moulded architrave surround with projecting cornice supported on consoles, low
rectangular fanlight and 6-panelled moulded door. To the rear of No 51 is an C18
building of 2 storeys stuccoed. Hipped tiled roof with 1 hipped dormer. 1 sash
with glazing bars intact. Shop front to ground floor. Plain recessed doorcases.

Nos 51 to 61 (odd), 61A, 63 to 67 (odd), 67A, 69 to 71 (odd). 75 and the rear
part of 75 form a group with all items in The Churchyard.


Listing NGR: TR0105142770

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