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Latitude: 51.2106 / 51°12'38"N
Longitude: 0.7943 / 0°47'39"E
OS Eastings: 595272
OS Northings: 149424
OS Grid: TQ952494
Mapcode National: GBR RW0.3MY
Mapcode Global: VHKK6.QT9T
Entry Name: Peirce House
Listing Date: 17 September 1952
Last Amended: 10 October 1980
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1070742
English Heritage Legacy ID: 180731
Location: Charing, Ashford, Kent, TN27
Civil Parish: Charing
Built-Up Area: Ashford (Ashford)
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
5272 CHARING HIGH STREET
(formerly listed as
TQ 9549 22/37 17.9.52
Formerly used as almshouses when the house belonged to the Sayers family.
An alms window survives on the west side. A timber-framed building, dating
from the C13, with some timbering and close studding exposed in the north
wall, now with herringbone brick infill to first and attic storeys and rendered
to ground floor. Two overhanging gables, one very widely. First floor overhangs
widely on brackets, having a moulded wooden bressummer with crenellations.
Three casement windows with renewed heads and small square leaded panes. Wide
4-centred wooden doorway with carved spandrels. The interior contains a small
portion of a Norman undercroft. C15 crown post roof. C15 solid block stairs,
inglenook fireplace, and screens passage.
Listing NGR: TQ9525049353
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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