Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1054927

Date first listed: 29-Jun-1973

Statutory Address: 5-9, HIGH STREET


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Statutory Address: 5-9, HIGH STREET

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

County: Greater London Authority

District: Bromley (London Borough)

National Grid Reference: TQ 47252 68391


TQ 46 NE HIGH STREET East side, St Mary Cray

785/9/199 Nos. 5-9 (odd) 29.6.73


House. Circa 1510 continuous jetty house of 3 bays with c1650 chimneystack, refronted and refenestrated in early Cl9 when no 5 and the right hand part of no 9 were added and with C19 and later single storeyed additions to rear. Timber framed building with frame including curved brace exposed in north wall and continuous jettied front supported on curved brackets, with rendered infill and part weatherboarding. Steepty pitched hipped roof with gablets now covered in C20 machine-made tiles and rear brick chimneystack. Two storeys: 3 windows. Cl9 casement windows and shopfront to no 5. INTERIOR: Frame mainly of elm with original crownpost roof structure, much of original floors and braced watt-framing. Plain chamfers are only decoration to frame. Substantial c1650 brick chimneystack to rear. lower part of Cl7 panelling survives to central bay and substantial late C18 panelling and corner china cupboard with semi-circular head and serpentine shelves to north bay. Small excavated C18 cellar to rear of north bay reported. [David and Barbara Martin "An archaeological interpretive survey of Survey House 5,7 and 9 High Street St Mary Cray" Archaeology South East Institute of Archaeology University College London 1998.

Listing NGR: TQ4725668389


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Legacy System number: 358488

Legacy System: LBS

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