THE COTTAGE AND THE COTTAGE WEST

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1251090
Date first listed:
23-May-1967
Statutory Address:
THE COTTAGE AND THE COTTAGE WEST, CHURCH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE COTTAGE AND THE COTTAGE WEST, CHURCH STREET

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

County:
Kent
District:
Maidstone (District Authority)
Parish:
Teston
National Grid Reference:
TQ 70501 53529

Details

CHURCH STREET TQ 75 SW TESTON (North Side) 2/246 The Cottage and The Cottage West 23.5.67 (formerly listed as The Cottage and House adjoining The Cottage on the East) GV II

House, now house pair. C15 or early C16, with C16 or C17 cross-wing and C18 alterations. Timber framed. Ground floor red and grey brick in a Flemish-type bond, first floor rendered. Wing chequered red and grey brick to front. Plain tile roof. Open hall of 2 timber-framed bays, with storeyed end bays. C16 or C17 cross-wing added to left of storeyed left end bay, flush to front, projecting slightly to rear. Main range 2 storeys and cellar, on brick plinth, wing 2 storeys and attics. Gable end jetty to right. Left gable end of main range jettied before addition of left cross-wing, and now underbuilt. Higher eaves and ridge to cross- wing, and roof hipped to front. Roof of main range hipped to right. Brick ridge stack to right hall bay and to brick stack to left side of wing. Small hipped dormer to wing. Irregular fenestration of 5 windows; one 4-pane sash to wing, and three 3-light casements and one 2-light to main range. 2 tripartite sashes to ground floor of main range. Rear door to The Cottage West to left. Two half-glazed doors with shallow flat bracketed hoods to The Cottage, one to left end of main range, one under stack. Rear lean-to. Short late C19 or early C20 two-storey red brick addition with hipped roof, to left side of cross-wing. Interior: only partly inspected. Moulded left end-of-hall beam with evidence for spear, and with chamfered rectangular doorway under it to rear. Exposed joists to storeyed left end bay of main range, with evidence for stairs and end jetty. Gunstock-jowled posts. Hollow-chamfered cambered central tie- beam, pegged for heavy-scantling arch braces. Axial tie-beam to right end bay, with solid-spandrel brace. C18 corner cupboard to left hall bay.

Listing NGR: TQ7050153529

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
433702
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: 04 Aug 2004
Reference: IOE01/13025/04
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter John Laite. Source Historic England Archive
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