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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: 1070742



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

County: Kent

District: Ashford

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Charing

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 17-Sep-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 10-Oct-1980

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 180731

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1. 5272 CHARING HIGH STREET (west side) No 33 Peirce House) (formerly listed as Pierce House) TQ 9549 22/37 17.9.52 II* GV 2. Formerly used as almshouses when the house belonged to the Sayers family. An alms window survives on the west side. A timber-framed building, dating from the C13, with some timbering and close studding exposed in the north wall, now with herringbone brick infill to first and attic storeys and rendered to ground floor. Two overhanging gables, one very widely. First floor overhangs widely on brackets, having a moulded wooden bressummer with crenellations. Three casement windows with renewed heads and small square leaded panes. Wide 4-centred wooden doorway with carved spandrels. The interior contains a small portion of a Norman undercroft. C15 crown post roof. C15 solid block stairs, inglenook fireplace, and screens passage.

Listing NGR: TQ9525049353

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National Grid Reference: TQ 95272 49423


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