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Latitude: 51.1389 / 51°8'20"N
Longitude: 0.916 / 0°54'57"E
OS Eastings: 604086
OS Northings: 141784
OS Grid: TR040417
Mapcode National: GBR SY8.JDV
Mapcode Global: VHKKN.TMMR
Entry Name: 124 and 126, the Street
Listing Date: 24 September 1951
Last Amended: 12 January 2011
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1362853
English Heritage Legacy ID: 180049
Location: Ashford, Kent, TN24
Electoral Ward/Division: North Willesborough
Built-Up Area: Ashford (Ashford)
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
750/3/128 THE STREET
124 AND 126
(Formerly listed as:
100 AND 102)
Former farmhouse, C15. Now two cottages.
MATERIALS: Close-studded first-floor with rebuilt brick ground floor. Clay-tiled roof.
PLAN: Continuous jetty house with hipped roof and massive central ridge stack.
EXTERIOR: The first floor is jettied on all four sides, with exposed joist ends and corner brackets. Additional support is provided by later stepped brick brackets. The front elevation is to the north and has four bays. Windows to the north are paired casements with pointed Gothic panes and ground floor windows have square hood-moulds. Doors are to the far left and right of the elevation and have arched Gothic doorcases.
REASONS FOR DESIGNATION:
Nos. 124 and 126 The Street, a former C15 farmhouse is listed at Grade II for the following principal reasons:
* Architectural interest: the building is a well-preserved example of a substantial continuous jetty house.
* Historic interest: the building displays late medieval vernacular building traditions, as well as later historic fabric of interest, such as the substantial ridge stack and Gothic style windows and doors.
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