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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1065708



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

County: Kent

District: Canterbury

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Fordwich

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 30-Jan-1967

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 171150

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1. 5273 FORDWICH KING STREET (north side)

Watergate House and Watergate Cottage TR 1859 27/226 30.1.67.


2. Originally the Manor House, later the Rectory. C18 exterior with C19 alterations, but the interior is older with 2 bays of C16 and a mid C17 addition, and contains a C15 stone fireplace. Two storeys and attics. Red brick, the south front refaced in cement in the C19 with rusticated quoins. A gable with one window with tumbled brickwork has a parapet to the east. Four window to the first floor above three with segmental heads to the ground floor, hung sashes with glazing bars. Moulded surrounds to attic and first floor windows. Doorway with plain pilasters and glazed door. Tiled roof. Two windows to the east and two gables with attic windows. The west wing is Watergate Cottage with hipped tile roof. Two storeys. One small casment window wnd one of three lights with hung sashes with glazing bars above a small window and a door. Another door and a carriage door. Remains of early C17 "antique work" mural in the oldest part of the building.

Listing NGR: TR1804659780

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National Grid Reference: TR 18046 59780


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