PRIOR'S COTTAGE THE PRIORS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1209113
Date first listed:
30-Nov-1993
Statutory Address:
PRIOR'S COTTAGE, 16, KING STREET
Statutory Address:
THE PRIORS, 18, KING STREET

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THE PRIORS
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Location

Statutory Address:
PRIOR'S COTTAGE, 16, KING STREET
Statutory Address:
THE PRIORS, 18, 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 68032 57904

Details

WEST MALLING

TQ6837 KING STREET 1156-0/3/102 Nos.16 AND 18 Prior's Cottage and The Priors

GV II*

House (one property despite 2 names). Probably C15 open hall house of 4 bays (No 18) with integral projecting cross wing (No 16) with C16 inserted ceiling and windows, restored C20. Timber-framed building with plaster infill and steeply pitched tiled roof with large external brick stack to No 18 and renewed stack to No 16. No 18 is of 2 storeys 4 windows. Framing exposed with curved tension braces. Roof has gablet to left-hand side. Front has 4 original mullioned windows to 1st floor with leaded lights. Ground floor has 3 original mullioned windows and right-hand inserted 5-light mullioned oriel window on brackets, also with leaded lights. Arched doorcase with recessed spandrels. C19 cast-iron fluted water pump in front of chimneystacks. No 16 is also of 2 storeys 4 bays. Timber-framed with plaster infill. Right-side rear ground floor is of whitewashed rubble and is on a rubble and brick plinth. Front has gable with curved tension braces and pattern to attic. Jetty. 1st floor has paired original mullioned window. Ground floor has restored mullioned window. Left side elevation has 1 mullioned window and 2 curved tension braces. Right side has 5 restored mullions on 1st floor and ground floor has one set of paired mullions. C20 recessed wooden cupboard door in antique style. Modern penticed porch in timber-framing on stone rubble plinth with tiled roof to rear. Dining room, a former open hall, has a fine C16 chestnut roll-moulded inserted ceiling. Hall has beams with run-out stops and ground floor room to extreme left has an open fireplace with wooden bressumer. Open fireplace to right-hand front room. Crown posts with head braces and collar purlins and gunstock jowled posts. The framing in both parts of the building appears identical.

Listing NGR: TQ6803257908

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
392415
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: IOE01/06304/09
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Richard M. Brown. Source Historic England Archive
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