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Dymchurch Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Dymchurch, Kent

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Latitude: 51.0277 / 51°1'39"N

Longitude: 0.9983 / 0°59'53"E

OS Eastings: 610342

OS Northings: 129649

OS Grid: TR103296

Mapcode National: GBR SZR.F75

Mapcode Global: FRA D6ZD.GQR

Entry Name: Dymchurch Rectory

Listing Date: 9 June 1959

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1061125

English Heritage Legacy ID: 175514

Location: Dymchurch, Shepway, Kent, TN29

County: Kent

District: Shepway

Civil Parish: Dymchurch

Built-Up Area: Dymchurch

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

(east side)

4/56 No. 102 Dymchurch

House, now Rectory. Late C16 or early C17 with early C18 facade. Timber
framed. Clad in red brick in Flemish bond with occasional grey headers.
3 courses of grey headers in a flush band between floors. Plain tile roof.
4 timber framed bays, forming 2 rooms, and 2 narrow end stack bays. Central
entrance hallcreated in C18. 2 storeys and attic on plinth. Coped brick gables
with red brick kneelers. Gable end ridge stacks. Small central skylight.
Regular 5-window front of 12-pane glazing bar sashes in open boxes with
segmental heads to glazing bars, and brick voussoirs. Ground floor windows
similar. Half-glazed inner door within C20 brick porch with half-glazed
double doors. Rear lean-to. Interior: broadly spaced square framing (2
panels per storey) to rear wall with large posts and heavy curved tension
braces. Chamfer-stopped beams and joists. Large inglenook to left. Splat
balusters to stairs, some C19, some possibly earlier. Broad C18 panelled
doors. Ground floor room to right completely furnished with fielded panels
and lightly-moulded cornice. Clasped purlin roof. Became a Rectory in 1947.

Listing NGR: TR1034429640

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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