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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1373865



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

County: Kent

District: Canterbury

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Ickham and Well

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 29-Sep-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 14-Mar-1980

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 171253

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1. 5273 ICKHAM AND WELL THE STREET (north-east side)

The Old Rectory (formerly listed as the Rectory) TR 25 NW 10/428 29.9.52


2. Probably this is the remaining part of the manor house belonging to the Prior of Christ Church Monastery. The south-eastern part is a C13 house with a hall on the first floor and cellar below built circa 1280. Two storeys, faced with flints with long and short ashlar quoins. Hipped tiled roof. The ground floor has one window of 3 cinquefoil-headed lights with stone mullions . Above is a double stone window with 2 trefoil-headed lights. The centre portion is C19 with an older core of 2 storeys red brick with tiled roof. The north-east projection is C18. Two storeys red brick. Two crow-stepped gables. Two sash windows with glazing bars intact stringcourse and cornice. To the west of the south-east part is a further portion dating from the C17-Cl8 of which the ground floor is faced with red brick and the first floor is tile hung. Simple doorcases. The interior contains a late Cl5 wooden ceiling and remains of a C16 fireplace. The floor joist to the hall may be original. The Rev Maric Casaubon, classical scholar and sons of the more famous Isaac Casauton who was Rector of Ickham from 1662 to 1671 lived here during those years and died in the house in 1671.

Listing NGR: TR2198358251

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National Grid Reference: TR 21976 58249


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