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The Old Cottage the Workhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Ightham, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2785 / 51°16'42"N

Longitude: 0.2745 / 0°16'28"E

OS Eastings: 558737

OS Northings: 155723

OS Grid: TQ587557

Mapcode National: GBR MN1.XXD

Mapcode Global: VHHPT.Q406

Entry Name: The Old Cottage the Workhouse

Listing Date: 3 May 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1071961

English Heritage Legacy ID: 357240

Location: Ightham, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, TN15

County: Kent

District: Tonbridge and Malling

Civil Parish: Ightham

Built-Up Area: Ightham

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Ightham St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

1/5 (east side)

The Workhouse and the
Old Cottage

Poorhouse with cottage attached at right end. Formerly the poorhouse of Ightham
village. Dated 1753. Coursed rubble stone with red and blue brick quoins, band and
dressings. Plain tiled roof with rear off-right stacks to centre and left. Two
storeys; 3 windows on first floor, 6 on ground floor, casements, diamond lattice to
centre and right. Gabled C19 porch to right with boarded door. Early C19 cottage at
right end. Coursed and galletted rubble stone with red and blue brick quoins, band
and dressings. Brick cornice to plain tiled roof, hipped to right, half-hipped to
left, with rear stack. Two storeys; 2 windows, casements, on ground floor in
segment-headed surrounds. Central entrance with segment-headed surround and boarded

Listing NGR: TQ5873755723

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

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