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Latitude: 51.3064 / 51°18'23"N
Longitude: 0.5267 / 0°31'36"E
OS Eastings: 576217
OS Northings: 159401
OS Grid: TQ762594
Mapcode National: GBR PQV.1YS
Mapcode Global: VHJM7.2FTB
Entry Name: Boarley Cottage
Listing Date: 26 April 1968
Last Amended: 20 July 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1086232
English Heritage Legacy ID: 173561
Location: Boxley, Maidstone, Kent, ME14
Civil Parish: Boxley
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
TQ 75 NE BOXLEY BOARLEY LANE
5/55 Boarley Cottage
(formerly listed as
26.4.68 Boarley Farm Cottage)
House. Early C17. Timber framed with plaster infilling and plain
tile roof. L-plan. 2 storeys on plinth. Range parallel to road:
4 timber-framed bays. 2 central bays close-studded on ground
floor. Left end bay added and separately framed with more broadly
spaced close studding on ground floor. Continuous jetty with
moulded brackets to 3 right bays and moulded dragon post on right
corner. First floor has very broadly spaced studding with one
almost straight tension brace in each of the 2 right bays. Left
end bay has one very straight tension brace, and 2 cross-rails
in right half only. Central stack in front slope of roof and pro-
jecting stack on left gable end with broad galletted stone base.
One C20 3-light casement at left end of third bay from right on
first floor with cill for original window beneath it on ground
floor. 2 other C20 ground floor windows. Right gable end close
studded on ground floor with broadly spaced studding and straight
tension braces on first floor. Rails a few feet from eaves,
possibly originally for frieze windows. Jettied gable. One central
C20 3-light casement on each floor. Rear wing of 2 timber framed
bays continues to right of gable. Jettied with plain brackets.
Roof hipped with gablet at right end. C20 ribbed door to left.
Listing NGR: TQ7579458783
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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