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Well Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Lyminge, Kent

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Latitude: 51.1262 / 51°7'34"N

Longitude: 1.0882 / 1°5'17"E

OS Eastings: 616191

OS Northings: 140864

OS Grid: TR161408

Mapcode National: GBR V00.CY7

Mapcode Global: VHLH6.TY5H

Plus Code: 9F3343GQ+F7

Entry Name: Well Cottages

Listing Date: 17 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1242128

English Heritage Legacy ID: 441483

Location: Lyminge, Folkestone and Hythe, Kent, CT18

County: Kent

Civil Parish: Lyminge

Built-Up Area: Lyminge

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

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4/155 Well Cottages


House, now house row. C15 or early C16, with late C16 or early C17
alterations, late C17 or early C18 facade, and late C18 or early C19
alterations and addition. Main range timber framed, with red and grey
brick facade in Flemish bond. Left addition red brick in Flemish bond.
Plain tile roof. Main range comprises open hall of 2 timber-framed
bays and, probably, storeyed end bays. Late C18 or early C19 addition
to left, of two parallel ranges. 2 storeys. Stone plinth and brick
plat band to main range. Each range of addition has hipped roof to left,
with lower ridge than main range. Main range roof hipped down to left.
Flat-topped brick gable to right, with plain eaves band and kneelers.
Brick stack in front slope of roof, to right of centre of main range,
in shorter right hall bay. Brick gable-end ridge stack to right.
Irregular fenestration of 4 recessed twenty-pane sashes with thin
glazing bars; one to left addition, and two to left and two to right of
main-range stack. Half-glazed door under open timber-framed porch to
left end of addition, to No. 4, and ribbed door with gabled plain tile
canopy to left of centre of main range, to No. 2. Further doors in
rear lean-to. Interior: only partly inspected. Left end-of-hall
partition with tension-braced central stud on ground floor. Cambered,
hollow-chamfered central-truss tie-beam with hollow-chamfered fillet
and arch brace, and moulded octagonal crown post. Chamfered cross
beam, axial beam and joists, to inserted hall floor. Two-light ovolo-
moulded mullion window to rear wall, lighting stairs behind stack.
Late C16 or early C17 brick fireplace in English bond to left side of
stack, with stepped, chamfered brickwork to rear wall, seats and
cambered bressumer.

Listing NGR: TR1619240854

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