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The Pest House in the Garden of Scadbury Manor to South West of the House

A Grade II Listed Building in Southfleet, Kent

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1099203

English Heritage Legacy ID: 172677

Location: Southfleet, Dartford, Kent, DA13

County: Kent

District: Dartford

Civil Parish: Southfleet

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Southfleet St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

(east side)

The Pest House in the
garden of Scadbury
Manor to south-west of
the house
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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