Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1060624

Date first listed: 14-Oct-1987



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County: Kent

District: Maidstone (District Authority)

Parish: Collier Street

National Grid Reference: TQ 71194 48100


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YALDING BENOVER ROAD TQ 74 NW (north-east side) 4/53 Nos. 1 and 2 Rugmer Hill Cottages GV II

House, now house pair. Early-to-mid C17, with C19 and C20 alterations. Timber framed, tile-hung on both floors. Plain tile roof. Roughly symmetrical central-entry plan of three timber-framed bays, that to centre narrower. 2 storeys and garret on ragstone plinth. Roof half-hipped to left, gabled to right. Projecting brick gable end stack to left, and large projecting C17 red brick stack with asymmetrical offsets, grey brick diaper work and truncated filleted flue, to right gable end. Irregular fenestration of 3 casements set well below eaves; two three-light and central two-light. Panelled door in brick lean-to to left, to No. 1, and ribbed door with hipped and bracketed plain-tile hood to centre, to No. 2. C17 or later rear lean-to to right; brick, partly in English bond, with brick plinth and integral rear brick stack to which lean-to is gabled. Less projecting mid C20 brick lean-to to rest of rear elevation. Interior: partly-exposed framing. Chamfered cross beam to right ground-floor room and chamfered axial beam to left. Chamfered plank-and-muntin partition between right room and entrance hall. Doorway with chamfered jambs and pegged dropped head, towards front of partition; jambs extend below cut cill-beam, to base of ragstone plinth, as do most doorways in the house, (possibly, here, an original arrangement.) Another to plain left wall opposite. Entrance-hall bay divided axially towards centre by pair of doorways similar to that in the partition, with boarded infilling above heads, and with jambs chamfered to rear side and rebated for doors to front side. Left doorway stands at base of winder staircase which rises from ground-floor to attic in rear half of central bay. Adjacent right doorway gives on to passage (under stairs) leading to a similar back doorway. First floor landing also has similar doorways to right and left, that to right with double quirked bead moulding. Chamfered axial beam to each first-floor room. Attic landing has moulded handrail with riven latticework under. Dropped tie-beams. No truss over left-central principal posts. Closed truss with interrupted tie-beam,doorway, and vertical queen struts to collars, over right-central posts. Blocked inglenook fireplace to right ground-floor room and C19 brick fireplace to left room. Inglenook fireplace with bread oven and wooden bressumer, to rear lean-to.

Listing NGR: TQ6982949705


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Legacy System number: 174852

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