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River Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Elham, Kent

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Latitude: 51.1771 / 51°10'37"N

Longitude: 1.1266 / 1°7'35"E

OS Eastings: 618636

OS Northings: 146634

OS Grid: TR186466

Mapcode National: GBR TZH.3NH

Mapcode Global: VHLH1.GNYZ

Plus Code: 9F3354GG+RJ

Entry Name: River Cottage

Listing Date: 29 December 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1241718

English Heritage Legacy ID: 440611

Location: Elham, Folkestone and Hythe, Kent, CT4

County: Kent

Civil Parish: Elham

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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2/94 River Cottage


House. Late C16 or early C17 restored in late C20. Timber framed
with rendered infilling. Left gable end painted brick on ground floor,
tile-hung above. Plain tile roof. 5 timber-framed bays, that to left
end short. 2 storeys, on flint plinth. Continuous jetty on solid-
spandrel brackets, formerly returning along left gable end on dragon
post. Broadly-spaced framing. Tension brace to left end of ground
floor and both ends of first floor, and pair between central and left-
central bay on each floor. Hipped roof. Brick ridge stack to right
of centre, to right end of right-central bay. Irregular fenestration
of 3 leaded casements; one three-light towards left end, one two-
light towards centre, and one two-light to right. Ribbed door in
painted brick porch with hipped plain tile roof under stack.
Interior: exposed framing. Dragon beam and axial joists to short
left end bay. Chamfered axial beam to left-central bay and another to
central bay. Cross-beam morticed for partition between them, with
arch-braced first-floor partition above. Cross-beam and arch-braced
tie-beam several feet left of stack. Shaped jowls to principal
posts. Complete four-light diamond mullion rear window to first
floor. Brick fireplace with wooden bressumer to left side of stack.

Listing NGR: TR1863646634

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