Remains of Archbishops Palace, Market Place, Charing - Ashford

Remains of palace built in C13 and C14. Farm complex converted from remains includes barn (east range of palace courtyard) and outhouse (west range). The outhouse requires substantial maintenance repairs. Grant aided emergency works to north end of the barn have been carried out. An options appraisal for the whole site has been carried out by Ashford Borough Council with funding from Historic England. A further stage of emergency works is being considered.

Remains of Archbishops Palace, Market Place, Charing - Ashford
© Historic England

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    The archbishop's palace
    Heritage Category:
    Scheduled Monument
    List Entry Number:
    1011028
    Local Planning Authority:
    Ashford
    Site Type:
    Domestic > Residential building

Location

    Building Name:
    Remains of Archbishops Palace
    Street Name:
    Market Place
    County:
    Kent
    District / Borough:
    Ashford
    Parish:
    Charing
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Ashford
    Region:
    London and South East

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Building or structure
    Condition:
    Very bad
    Occupancy / Use:
    Part occupied/part in use
    Priority:
    A - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; no solution agreed
    Previous Priority:
    A
    Ownership:
    Private
    Designation:
    Scheduled Monument and Listed Buildings - 2 grade I; 1 grade II, 2 LBs, CA
    List Entry Number(s):
    1011028 and 1185861; 1186008; 1362627