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Latitude: 51.4171 / 51°25'1"N
Longitude: 0.3287 / 0°19'43"E
OS Eastings: 562023
OS Northings: 171252
OS Grid: TQ620712
Mapcode National: GBR YX.HJY
Mapcode Global: VHHP2.NM3Z
Entry Name: The Pest House in the Garden of Scadbury Manor to South West of the House
Listing Date: 1 June 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1099203
English Heritage Legacy ID: 172677
Location: Southfleet, Dartford, Kent, DA13
Civil Parish: Southfleet
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
Church of England Parish: Southfleet St Nicholas
Church of England Diocese: Rochester
5274 SOUTHFLEET NEW BARN ROAD
The Pest House in the
garden of Scadbury
Manor to south-west of
TQ 67 SW 5/43 1.6.67
C16. At the south-west corner of the west rectangle of the garden walls to Scadbury
Manor is a small building which was a Pest House for travellers along Watling
Street making the pilgrimage to Canterbury. This is older than the house and
is a timber-framed building now faced with red brick and flints. Two storeys.
Hipped tiled roof. Sprocket eaves cornice. The interior has a blocked in mullioned
window. Documents of the 1570s showed travellers who died in the Pest House.
In the C19 a drying floor was inserted and 2 stock brick circular hop kilns added
which at a later stage had crenellated parapets added.
Listing NGR: TQ6206471278
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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