GODFREY HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1054873
Date first listed:
20-Oct-1952
Statutory Address:
GODFREY HOUSE, EYHORNE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
GODFREY HOUSE, EYHORNE STREET

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Kent
District:
Maidstone (District Authority)
Parish:
Hollingbourne
National Grid Reference:
TQ 83762 54773

Details

HOLLINGBOURNE EYHORNE STREET TQ 8354 (East side)

9/132 Godfrey House

20.10.52

II*

House. Late C16. Restored 1859. Timber framed with plaster infilling. Plain tile roof. Lobby entry plan. 2 storeys and attics on stone plinth. Close studding to ground floor, first floor with studs to corner and flanking the windows. Ogee tension braces to first floor and dormers. Continuous jetty with moulded bressumer. Projecting porch to left of centre, of 2 storeys and attic, jettied to front on first floor, to 3 sides on moulded dragon posts at wall-plate level of house, and to front at eaves level of dormer. Attic jettied to left gable end. Brick ridge stack of 4 octagonal corbelled flues to left of centre. Projecting brick stack to right gable end with octagonal corbelled flues. 3 eaves dormers with jettied gables, one to left and 2 to right of porch, each with one 2-light mullioned window. One 3-light mullioned window to gable over porch. One 10-light ovolo-moulded mullioned and transomed first-floor oriel window with moulded cornice and plastered ogee base immediately below each eaves dormer, and one of 6 lights to first floor of porch. 3 rectangular ground-floor bays with 10-light ovolo-moulded mullioned and transomed windows on stone bases. Ribbed door to porch. Tablet over door inscribed "Godfrey House. Built 1587, restored 1859." Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: TQ8376254773

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
174360
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 11 Sep 2006
Reference: IOE01/16023/13
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