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Bifrons Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Bekesbourne-with-Patrixbourne, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2553 / 51°15'19"N

Longitude: 1.1354 / 1°8'7"E

OS Eastings: 618875

OS Northings: 155357

OS Grid: TR188553

Mapcode National: GBR TYJ.CVJ

Mapcode Global: VHLGN.MQL0

Plus Code: 9F33744P+44

Entry Name: Bifrons Cottage

Listing Date: 14 March 1980

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1085543

English Heritage Legacy ID: 171363

Location: Bekesbourne-with-Patrixbourne, Canterbury, Kent, CT4

County: Kent

District: Canterbury

Civil Parish: Bekesbourne-with-Patrixbourne

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Bifrons Cottage
TR 1855 28/473


Probably the dower house of Bifrons mansion. Similar to the other cottages
ornés in the estate village built or altered in the mid-late C19, but larger.
The north-east front is half-H-shaped. Tiled roof with grouped chimney stacks.
Two storeys in painted brick, the first floor of the wings faced with roughcast.
Three gables. Three windows, casements. The first floor of the wings oversails
and is supported on elaborate carved columns. Scalloped bargeboards to the
gables. Small bay on the ground floor of the centre portion, including door
and flanking lights. The north-west front is of higher elevation. One window.
Gable with similar bargeboards and coronet and date 1870. Bay window of 3
tiers of 5 lights on ground and first floors. Small gabled porch to the north-east
of this.

Listing NGR: TR1887855357

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