Heritage Category:
Listed Building
List Entry Number:
Date first listed:
Date of most recent amendment:
Statutory Address:


© Crown Copyright and database right 2020. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2020. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1259729.pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 28-Nov-2020 at 17:47:42.


Statutory Address:

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

Medway (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 79856 68654



TQ76NE LOWER RAINHAM ROAD, Grange 686-1/7/71 (North East side) 21/12/73 Nos.143 AND 145 Peckham Cottage (Formerly Listed as: LOWER RAINHAM ROAD, Grange (North East side) Nos.141, 143, 145 Magnolia House (No.141), Peckham Cottage (No.143), Peckham Croft (No.145))


House, divided into 2, now one. Middle and right-hand bays late C15 (said to be 1470), left-and bay slightly later, C18 rear outshut, and mid C20 rear single-storey extensions. MATERIALS: timber-framed with weatherboarded ground-floor and rendered right-hand end, brick axial stack behind the ridge, and tiled hipped roof. PLAN: open hall plan remodelled in late C16/early C17 with inserted hall floor and stack. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, attic and cellar; 4-window range. Continuous first floor jetty with curved brackets, central and left-hand C20 doors, right-hand 8/8-pane sash in flush frame and left of centre French window; framed first floor has exposed posts, 2 curved tension braces to the left-hand end bays, 4 regularly-spaced early C19 paired pointed-arched windows with metal 6-pane casements with glazed tympana. 3 former clerestory windows beneath the eaves with thin mullion bars, now blocked. Right-hand return has a single casement. INTERIOR: contains a timber frame with jowl posts on the second floor, right-hand solar with rear tension brace, an inserted stack in a former smoke bay between middle and right-hand bays with a rear window with diamond mullions and shutter groove possibly for control of the smoke. An asymmetrical lateral beam set toward the front to a possibly lobby, and a former rear central stair bay now included in the outshut; left-hand bay a separate construction. Cupboards with HL hinges, and one first-floor cupboard in the back of the smoke bay with cock's comb hinges. Roof not inspected but reported to have crown post trusses, closed to the third bay from W, but open above the collar, and smoke-blackened. (RCHME: Survey of Kent Houses: 40526).

Listing NGR: TQ7985668654


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

Legacy System number:
Legacy System:


Books and journals
Survey of Kent Houses


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

Images of England

Images of England was a photographic record of every listed building in England, created as a snap shot of listed buildings at the turn of the millennium. These photographs of the exterior of listed buildings were taken by volunteers between 1999 and 2008. The project was supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Date: 07 Oct 2007
Reference: IOE01/16049/30
Rights: Copyright IoE Mrs Sue Spice. Source Historic England Archive
Archive image, may not represent current condition of site.
To view this image please use Firefox, Chrome, Safari, or Edge.

Your Contributions

Do you know more about this entry?

The following information has been contributed by users volunteering for our Enriching The List project. For small corrections to the List Entry please see our Minor Amendments procedure.

The information and images below are the opinion of the contributor, are not part of the official entry and do not represent the official position of Historic England. We have not checked that the contributions below are factually accurate. Please see our terms and conditions. If you wish to report an issue with a contribution or have a question please email [email protected].