POOR'S HOUSE THE MASTER'S HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1252340
Date first listed:
29-Dec-1966
Statutory Address:
POOR'S HOUSE, 22, HIGH STREET
Statutory Address:
THE MASTER'S HOUSE, 20, HIGH STREET

Map

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THE MASTER'S HOUSE
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Location

Statutory Address:
POOR'S HOUSE, 22, HIGH STREET
Statutory Address:
THE MASTER'S HOUSE, 20, HIGH STREET

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

County:
Kent
District:
Shepway (District Authority)
Parish:
Elham
National Grid Reference:
TR 17661 43981

Details

TR 1643-1743 ELHAM HIGH STREET (west side)

9/37 No. 20 (The Master's House) 29.12.66 and No. 22 (Poor's House)

GV II

Parish Workhouse and the Master's house, now house pair. Late C18. Red and grey brick in Flemish bond. Left gable end tile-hung (probably over brick), right gable end brick. Plain tile roof. 3 storeys and cellar. Central section of building is slightly recessed. Hipped roof, cut back over central section. Rendered brick gable-end stack to left and rear stack to right. Irregular fenestration of 4 windows; three two-light horizontally-sliding sashes and one two- light casement to second floor and four recessed twenty-pane sashes with segmental heads to first floor (one to each 'wing' and two to central section). Ground floor has three multipane canted bay windows on brick bases, with flat corniced roofs. Door with four fielded panels, two top lights and flat bracketed hood up three steps to right end of left 'wing', to The Master's House. Blocked carriage entrance to left end of central section. Panelled door with two small top lights and flat bracketed hood up three steps to left end of right 'wing', to Poor's House. Two-storey rear lean-to. Interior not inspected. (A building to rear, now in The Row, said to have been the old Hospital of the Workhouse. Not listed).

Listing NGR: TR1766543990

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
435323
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: 13 Sep 2006
Reference: IOE01/15578/21
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr D Godden. Source Historic England Archive
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