THE COWLS THE OAST THE PRESS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1259681
Date first listed:
21-Dec-1973
Date of most recent amendment:
05-Dec-1996
Statutory Address:
THE COWLS, MOOR STREET
Statutory Address:
THE OAST, MOOR STREET
Statutory Address:
THE PRESS, MOOR STREET

Map

Ordnance survey map of THE COWLS
THE OAST
THE PRESS
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Location

Statutory Address:
THE COWLS, MOOR STREET
Statutory Address:
THE OAST, MOOR STREET
Statutory Address:
THE PRESS, MOOR STREET

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

District:
Medway (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 83109 65566

Details

GILLINGHAM

TQ86NW MOOR STREET, Rainham 686-1/8/116 (North side) 21/12/73 The Oast, The Cowls and The Press (Formerly Listed as: MOOR STREET, Rainham (North East side) Oasthouse to south-east of Moor Street House)

GV II

Oasthouses, now 3 houses. Mid C19, converted c1985. Brick with weatherboarded rear first floor, hipped slate roof and tiled oasts. PLAN: L-shaped, with round oasts to E and SE, and square plan oast to W end, and rear E press range. EXTERIOR: large square oast has battered buttresses flanking central openings to each side with C20 glazing. Rear range has overhanging, weatherboarded first floor with left-hand doorway. Inserted late C20 casements, timber cowls, the square oast has a wide W entrance with flanking buttresses. INTERIOR: not inspected but reported to have been extensively altered in conversion. Although converted, this is an externally complete and historically important reminder of the town's agrarian past.

Listing NGR: TQ8280465600

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
462665
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: 27 Sep 2001
Reference: IOE01/05073/18
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David G. Smith. Source Historic England Archive
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