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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: 1069979



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

County: Kent

District: Tonbridge and Malling

District Type: District Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 08-May-1950

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 178693

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1. HIGH STREET 1732 (West Side)

No 122 (Ye Olde Chequers Inn) TQ 5946 NW 3/23 8.5.50.


2. Very good example of a C15 timber-framed building. 3 storeys. 5 windows. Built in 4 sections, 2 projecting, 2 recessed. The southernmost section has the top of a pointed arch leading to the basement and now a shoot for goods; ground floor studded with an oriel window of 6 lights with wooden mullions and transom, cove beneath it and moulded cornice over; first floor projecting on the protruding ends of the floor Joists and brackets with wide curved braces and modern casement windows with lozenge-shaped panes; second floor similarly projecting with gable above having decorative curved timbers arranged in the opposite way to the braces and forming a semi-circle, also cusped bargeboards. The second section is recessed but the ground floor is now built out with a modern window, above studded with 5-light modern casement window and a dormer. The third section containing the doorways has a first floor projecting on brackets with a cove beneath, curved braces, a sash window and a dormer with casement window. The north section had its first floor formerly jettied on the projecting ends of the floor but the ground floor is now under- built with 2 modern windows; curved braces and 2 sash windows on first floor; gable above but lower than the other with 1 casement window, curved timbers arranged the opposite way to the braces below and cusped bargeboards. Tiled roof. Glazing bars intact in the sash windows. 2 modern doorways.

Nos 122, 124, 126, 126A and 128 together form a group

Listing NGR: TQ5905646586

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National Grid Reference: TQ 59059 46583


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