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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: 1115410



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

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Yalding

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Oct-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 174866

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YALDING BENOVER ROAD TQ 74 NW (South-west side) 4/67 Little Benover Cottage and Well Cottage II

House pair. Early C17 with later alterations. Timber framed. Front elevation rendered, with exposed full-height posts. Plain tile roof. Two timber-framed bays to left of centre, and possibly a further two to right. 2 storeys, on rendered plinth. Front elevation possibly rebuilt in late C17 or C18, with three full-height posts delineating two left bays. Exposed midrail and three studs to right of centre. Roof half- hipped to left, gabled to right. Projecting brick gable-end stack to left, and gable-end stack to right. Irregular fenestration of 4 casements; one three-light to left end, one two-light to left-central bay, one three-light towards right end, and leaded single light under right stack. Ribbed door under lean-to brick porch to right end of left bay, to Little Benover Cottage. Boarded door in similar porch to right end to Well Cottage. Rendered lean-to to left, and red and grey brick lean-to with rendered gable to right. Interior: only partly inspected. Three late C16 or early C17 gunstock-jowled posts to rear wall of Little Benover Cottage, the central post of the three not aligned with front elevation post. Tie-beam to right post of the three, with clasped-purlin truss above it. Said to be more framing to right. Formerly known as Myrtle Cottage and Linton Cottage.

Listing NGR: TQ7017848560

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National Grid Reference: TQ 70181 48557


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