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Little Benover Cottage well Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Benover, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2109 / 51°12'39"N

Longitude: 0.4351 / 0°26'6"E

OS Eastings: 570181

OS Northings: 148557

OS Grid: TQ701485

Mapcode National: GBR NQK.2S7

Mapcode Global: VHJMK.HTCM

Entry Name: Little Benover Cottage well Cottage

Listing Date: 14 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1115410

English Heritage Legacy ID: 174866

Location: Yalding, Maidstone, Kent, ME18

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Civil Parish: Yalding

Built-Up Area: Benover

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Yalding St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

TQ 74 NW
(South-west side)
4/67 Little Benover
Cottage and Well

House pair. Early C17 with later alterations. Timber framed. Front
elevation rendered, with exposed full-height posts. Plain tile roof.
Two timber-framed bays to left of centre, and possibly a further two
to right. 2 storeys, on rendered plinth. Front elevation possibly rebuilt
in late C17 or C18, with three full-height posts delineating two left
bays. Exposed midrail and three studs to right of centre. Roof half-
hipped to left, gabled to right. Projecting brick gable-end stack to left,
and gable-end stack to right. Irregular fenestration of 4 casements; one
three-light to left end, one two-light to left-central bay, one three-light
towards right end, and leaded single light under right stack. Ribbed door
under lean-to brick porch to right end of left bay, to Little Benover
Cottage. Boarded door in similar porch to right end to Well Cottage.
Rendered lean-to to left, and red and grey brick lean-to with rendered
gable to right. Interior: only partly inspected. Three late C16 or early
C17 gunstock-jowled posts to rear wall of Little Benover Cottage, the
central post of the three not aligned with front elevation post. Tie-beam
to right post of the three, with clasped-purlin truss above it. Said to
be more framing to right. Formerly known as Myrtle Cottage and Linton

Listing NGR: TQ7017848560

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