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Howe Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Thurnham, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2751 / 51°16'30"N

Longitude: 0.606 / 0°36'21"E

OS Eastings: 581867

OS Northings: 156106

OS Grid: TQ818561

Mapcode National: GBR QSG.XR5

Mapcode Global: VHJMG.G67V

Entry Name: Howe Court

Listing Date: 20 July 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1116410

English Heritage Legacy ID: 173703

Location: Thurnham, Maidstone, Kent, ME14

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Civil Parish: Thurnham

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

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6/196 Howe Court


House. Mid C16, partly rebuilt in early C17, with C19 addition.
Right half timber-framed, largely plastered, with brick gable to
right. Left half rebuilt with thick walls in brick in English
bond. Plain tile roof. 4-bay house with storeyed bay at either
end and hall area of 2 unequal bays, that to right probably always
floored, that to left narrow and probably a smoke bay. Half
the smoke bay and whole of left end rebuilt in early C17
when stack inserted. 2 storeys on stone plinth. One full-height
post half way along right side. Roof hipped with gablet to right.
Large multiple stack on front slope of roof, slightly off-centre
to left, and small projecting stack at right end. Irregular fenestra-
tion of two 3-light casements. Late C16 or early C17 rear wing to
left integral with left end of main range. Large C19 addition to
centre of front elevation. Ashlared stone ground floor, tile-
hung first floor, plain-tile roof. 2 storeys on plinth. Very
wide, with first floor jettied to either side. Bargeboards. Small
stack to right. One 3-light casement. Boarded door in early C20
lean-to to left. Interior: Exposed beams joists and posts. Clasped
purlin roof with queen struts and windbraces to right, plain
clasped purlin roof to left.

Listing NGR: TQ8186756106

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