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The Limes

A Grade II Listed Building in Otham, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2497 / 51°14'59"N

Longitude: 0.5742 / 0°34'27"E

OS Eastings: 579746

OS Northings: 153210

OS Grid: TQ797532

Mapcode National: GBR PRH.MYM

Mapcode Global: VHJMF.WVXB

Plus Code: 9F326HXF+VM

Entry Name: The Limes

Listing Date: 23 May 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1250856

English Heritage Legacy ID: 433349

Location: Otham, Maidstone, Kent, ME15

County: Kent

Civil Parish: Otham

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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(East Side)
The Limes
House. Mid C17, with early C19 facade and alterations. Timber framed.
Channelled render to facade. Plain tile roof. Semi lobby-entry plan,
with narrow central corridor (possibly formed in C19)behind stack, and
one room to each side. 2 storeys and attics on rendered plinth. Plain
stone-coped parapet. Half-hipped roof. Rendered ridge stack to left of
centre (to right end of left room). Two C19 projecting brick gable end
stacks to right. 2 flat-roofed dormers. Regular 3-window front of recessed
16-pane sashes. Rendered flat-roofed porch under stack with engaged Doric
columns and panelled door with narrow rectangular fanlight. House flanked on
each side by single-storey rendered wall containing round-headed doorway.
Narrow C19 parallel rear range, and short rear wing to right. Single-
storey early C20 addition with three-quarters hipped roof, to left gable
end, set back from flanking wall. Interior: ovolo-moulded axial beam
with soffit panel to left ground-floor room. Fireplace to same room with
chamfered wooden bressumer and renewed jambs. Tooled and chamfered stone
jamb with vase stop re-used in later cellar stairs. C19 grate to right
ground-floor room, with irises to tiles and with consoled marble shelf.
C19 panelled doors. Attic stairs behind stack. Staggered butt-purlin

Listing NGR: TQ7974653210

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