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Sherborne House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Charing, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2103 / 51°12'37"N

Longitude: 0.7943 / 0°47'39"E

OS Eastings: 595270

OS Northings: 149388

OS Grid: TQ952493

Mapcode National: GBR RW0.3LY

Mapcode Global: VHKK6.QV81

Entry Name: Sherborne House

Listing Date: 17 September 1952

Last Amended: 8 March 1993

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1070740

English Heritage Legacy ID: 180729

Location: Charing, Ashford, Kent, TN27

County: Kent

District: Ashford

Civil Parish: Charing

Built-Up Area: Charing

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 15/01/2013

TQ 9549

HIGH STREET (west side)
Nos 27 and 29 (Sherborne House)

(Formerly listed as Sherborne and Shop premises adjoining Sherborne)


House and shops. Mid C16 purpose built shop with accommodation
refenestrated in early C19. Timber framed with continuous jetty to
High street, close-studded with plaster infill on plinth. End walls
and ground floor of rear elevation red brick. Tiled roof, gabled to
right, hipped to left with off central brick chimneystack. 2 storeys,
5 windows. 1st floor windows are C19 mainly triple casements with
leaded lights, but 4 original blocked window openings survive. Ground
floor has 2 early C19 5-light canted bays on the ground floor and to
the left late C18 or early C19 3-light canted bay shop window with
original sliding sash, projecting on wooden piers with wide tile hung
canopy over. To the south of this are 2 wide unglazed windows with 4
centred heads with sunken spandrels and have rebates and hooks
remaining for hanging heavy shutters, original C16 shopfronts. The
tops have wooden trellised grilles. To south is half glazed door with
2 panels to base and to north 6-panelled door. North end has been
truncated and covered in Jacobean brickwork with 4-light blocked
mullioned window to 1st floor. South end has late C18 brickwork. Rear
elevation has exposed framing to 1st floor, including curved brace.
C18 l-storey brick addition with 2 hips to roof. Interior has moulded
spine beam to south ground floor room, fireplaces and exposed frame
with crown post roof. [See RCHM report file no 40516]

Listing NGR: TQ9526849388

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

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