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Great Comp

A Grade II* Listed Building in Platt, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2866 / 51°17'11"N

Longitude: 0.3388 / 0°20'19"E

OS Eastings: 563191

OS Northings: 156760

OS Grid: TQ631567

Mapcode National: GBR NPG.8GQ

Mapcode Global: VHHPN.TXGK

Entry Name: Great Comp

Listing Date: 1 August 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1071988

English Heritage Legacy ID: 357303

Location: Platt, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, TN15

County: Kent

District: Tonbridge and Malling

Civil Parish: Platt

Built-Up Area: Borough Green

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Platt St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

2/38 (south side)

1.8.52 Great Comp


House. Mid C17. Limewashed brick on wide plinth with mullioned cellar lights and
some stone dressings. Two moulded strings, inconsistent in level and not carried
across entire front, one on 2 levels above ground floor, the other below eaves.
Moulded projecting eaves with bracketted gutter. Plain tiled roof with large end
stacks and 4 hipped dormers. Two storeys; 4 window front, slightly irregular. Stone
mullioned casements, some with transoms. Gabled porch off-centre to left with margin
light door, both C19. Rear elevation altered during C19, with some modern
extensions. Interior. Little__remains of the original interior, except chamfered
beams in one ground floor room. Early C17 panelling and the later C17 staircase
brought in, the latter from a farmhouse in Offham. Interestingly the rear of the
left-hand end stack in the cellar is buttressed by a large stack of unused window
mullions. Blocked up brick windows in the sides of the house may be of Tudor date,
and possibly confirming that the house was a remodelling of a wing of an earlier and
larger house. Some evidence of foundations of other wings has been found.

Listing NGR: TQ6319156760

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