THE OLD HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1356134
Date first listed:
23-May-1967
Statutory Address:
THE OLD HOUSE, THE GREEN

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE OLD HOUSE, THE GREEN

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

County:
Kent
District:
Maidstone (District Authority)
Parish:
Boughton Monchelsea
National Grid Reference:
TQ 76779 51380

Details

BOUGHTON MONCHELSEA THE GREEN TQ 75 SE (West side)

1/46 The Old House 23.5.67

GV II

House. C16 or earlier, with late C16 or early C17 additions and alterations. Restored mid-to-late C20. Timber framed, with plaster infilling. Right gable end weatherboarded. Plain tile roof. 3 timber-framed bays, that to left framed as single-bay cross-wing. Wing, and possibly rear wall of main range, belong to C16 or earlier building, possibly an open hall of 2 unequal-length bays with storeyed end bays or wings, only the left of which survives. The 2 "hall" bays largely re-built in C17. Two storeys. Brick plinth to left end bay, stone plinth to rest. Continuous jetty. Jowled posts and ogee tension braces to front gable end of left wing and tension brace to narrower right end bay. Broadly-spaced studding. Small area of close-studding towards right end of central bay. Wall-plate of 2 right bays lower than that of wing, but eaves raised in C20. Wing gabled to front, formerly with high collar, now with lower collar and clasped purlins, and with lower ridge than main range. Main range gabled to right. Multiple brick stack towards right end. Irregular fenestration of 3 leaded casements; one 3-light to wing, and one to central bay, and small 2-light to right end. Ribbed door to left end of central bay. Photographs show further door between stack and right gable end. Short C20 rear wing to left. Interior: exposed framing. Evidence for door-head towards centre of right wall of wing. Mortices for 8-light diamond mullion window to rear of ground and first floors of central bay. Joists of lighter scantling to 2 right bays. Stone fireplace to left side of stack on each floor, with plain- chamfered jambs and bressumer. No evidence for fireplaces to right. Date 1734 carved towards base of stack to right side.

Listing NGR: TQ7677951380

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
174509
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: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/06607/36
Rights: Copyright IoE Dr Henry Teed. Source Historic England Archive
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