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Maidstone (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 75736 58645


TQ 75 NE BOXLEY BOARLEY LANE (east side) Sandling

5/57 St. Andrew's Chapel 20.10.52

G.V. II*

Chapel, with priests "lodging", attached to Boxley Abbey converted to dwelling late C16 or early C17, now house. Probably late C15, with late C16 or early C17 wing. Ragstone with plain tile roof. Wing timber framed with rendered and bricked walls. Chapel, with south aisle running from west end to adjoin a 2-storey "lodging" approx. twice the width of the aisle, joined and running parallel to the east end of the chapel on the south side. Single timber- framed bay same width as "lodging" added to east of it, beyond east end of chapel. Chapel: on moulded stone plinth which descends vertically to ground with broach stops on either side of doors. Aisle roofed as lean-to, with C19 studded half gable at east end, abutting "lodgings". Central brick stack with corniced top. West elevation has large rectangular window with plain chamfered surround containing C19 4-light ovolo-moulded wood mullion window. Below, one small square window either side of door. South elevation has rectangular window with hollow-chamfered stone jambs and cill and head formed from wall-plate of half-gable, contining 2-light ovolo moulded wood mullion window. East window blocked with C19 red bricks, with C19 3-light ovolo-moulded wood mullion window in chamfered brick architrave in upper section and 2-light wood casement with segmental brick head below. North elevation has very small rectangular single light towards east end with plain chamfered stone surround morticed for iron bars. 3 large putlock holes in line at first floor level. 3 external doors; one to east of centre in north and south elevations with 2-centred arched heads and hollow chamfered stone jambs on moulded bases, and one in centre of west elevation, wider with plain chamfered stone jambs and head. "Lodgings": integral with chapel, plinth of which continues round it. First floor on south elevation jettied out a few inches on concave stone lintel. Roofed parallel to chapel, with bridging ridge at right-angles between them. 3 small rectangular stone windows with chamfered surrounds, one towards apex of west gable, one with iron bars towards south end of west gable on first floor and one in the centre of the first floor to the south elevation. No external door. Wing: 2 storeys on plinth, roof hipped to north and south. Projecting red brick stack on east elevation. South elevation underbuilt in stone with 3-light square- headed Perpendicular stone window with hollow chamfers, hollow spandrels and plain hood mould, said to have come from west end of chapel. No external door. Interior: Door between chapel and "lodging" at east end of south wall of chapel, narrow, with arched stone architrave with hollow chamfer and broach stops. Hagioscope in wall to west of it. Chapel roof ceiled at collar level; rafters of uniform scantling with collars, sous-laces, ashlar pieces andmoulded cornice: Moulded tie-beam to east of centre.

Listing NGR: TQ7549058236


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

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