FORGE COTTAGES FORGE HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1209112
Date first listed:
01-Aug-1952
Date of most recent amendment:
11-Mar-1994
Statutory Address:
FORGE COTTAGES, 12 AND 14, KING STREET
Statutory Address:
FORGE HOUSE, 10, KING STREET

Map

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FORGE HOUSE
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Location

Statutory Address:
FORGE COTTAGES, 12 AND 14, KING STREET
Statutory Address:
FORGE HOUSE, 10, KING STREET

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

County:
Kent
District:
Tonbridge and Malling (District Authority)
Parish:
West Malling
National Grid Reference:
TQ 68042 57918

Details

WEST MALLING KING STREET TQ 6857 1156-0/3/101 Nos 10, 12, and 14 Forge House (10 & 12) Forge Cottage (14) (formerly listed as 01/08/52 KING STREET Nos 1, 2, 3)

GV II

The address shall be amended to read

TQ 6857 WEST MALLING KING STREET 1156-0/3/101 No 10, 12 and 14 Forge House (10) Forge Cottages (12 and 14) (formerly listed 01/08/52 as KING STREET Nos 1, 2, 3)

GV II

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WEST MALLING

TQ6857 KING STREET 1156-0/3/101 Nos.10, 12, AND 14 01/08/52 Forge House (10 & 12) Forge Cottage (14) (Formerly Listed as: KING STREET Nos.1,2,3)

GV II

Row of cottages, originally one house. C16 lobby entrance house refronted in C19. Timber-framed, plastered over with matchboard applied framing of crossed diagonals on cemented plinth. Old tiled roof half-hipped with off-central clustered cemented stack and end external brick stacks. 2 storeys and attics: 6 windows. Attic has gabled dormer with casement. 1st floor Windows are mainly C19 casements but there are 2 4-light mullioned and transomed oriels on brackets. Ground floor has one 16-pane sash to No 16. 2 C19 casements to No 14 and mullioned and transomed window and modern garage doors to No 10. No 10 has C20 6-panelled door, the top 2 panels glazed and No 14 has a plain door. Left side elevation weatherboarded. The rear elevation of No 10 is rendered and has a shingled lean-to with slate roof. No 10 has in the living room a large open fireplace with roll-moulded beam, a C16 spine beam with 2in chamfer and lamb's tongue stop and 3 iron rungs in the corner which may be the remains of a fixed ladder to the upper floor. 1st floor has C16 oak floor boards and internal diamond mullioned windows. Roof structure has collar beams and through purlins and wattle and daub is reported in the attic. C16 door. C18 pine panelling to 1st floor. The garage was formerly a forge and it retains kick boards for the horses. No 12 has a spine beam with 2in chamfer and lamb's tongue stops. C19 matchboard panelling. C18 winder staircase. Outside Nos 10-14 is a section of stone cobbles.

Listing NGR: TQ6803957918

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
392413
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 02 Mar 2002
Reference: IOE01/06304/10
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Richard M. Brown. Source Historic England Archive
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