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The Rectory House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Cliffe and Cliffe Woods, Medway

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Latitude: 51.4463 / 51°26'46"N

Longitude: 0.493 / 0°29'34"E

OS Eastings: 573338

OS Northings: 174867

OS Grid: TQ733748

Mapcode National: GBR PP1.CFL

Mapcode Global: VHJLF.HXH5

Plus Code: 9F32CFWV+G6

Entry Name: The Rectory House

Listing Date: 21 November 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1204092

English Heritage Legacy ID: 172849

Location: Cliffe and Cliffe Woods, Medway, ME3

County: Medway

Civil Parish: Cliffe and Cliffe Woods

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Cliffe-at-Hoo St Helen

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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The Rectory House

Hall-house, now house. Early C14, altered 1679 and rebuilt 1870 by Rev.
H.R. Lloyd. flagstone with knapped flint in bands, restored in Bath stone,
with some red brick in Flemish bond. Irregular plain tiled roofs. Open
hall plan with service end to west (demolished), hall running west-east and
upper end to east. 2 storeys with stacks to rear and on end of low projecting
wing to right. Very irregular fenestration, a mixture of cross-windows and
2-, 3- and 4-light windows in surrounds with Caernarvon arches. Doorways with
2-centred arched to north and in angle between hall and projecting parlour wing
to right in 2-storey red brick extension. Interior: 2 service doorways in
west wall of hall with pointed arches, hollow chamfers and broach stops.
Third door in south end wall possibly led to former stairs. Doorway at south-
east corner of hall in south wall and smaller one in east wall. Window in
north wall with stone seats. See Arch. Cant., vol. XI; Collectanea Historica:
Essays in Memory of Stuart Rigold, 197 , K. Gravett, The Rectory House at Cliffe.

Listing NGR: TQ7333374942

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