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Kingshill Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Sheerness, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3771 / 51°22'37"N

Longitude: 0.7843 / 0°47'3"E

OS Eastings: 593868

OS Northings: 167909

OS Grid: TQ938679

Mapcode National: GBR RSW.M3D

Mapcode Global: VHKJF.JNZ5

Plus Code: 9F329QGM+VP

Entry Name: Kingshill Farmhouse

Listing Date: 30 June 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1258073

English Heritage Legacy ID: 444225

Location: Minster-on-Sea, Swale, Kent, ME12

County: Kent

Civil Parish: Minster-on-Sea

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

Elmley
1.
5282
Sheerness
Kingshill Farmhouse
TQ 96 SW 15/145

II
2.
This house derives its name from the fact that James II was brought here by
Sir Edward Hales on 12 December 1688, when he was trying to escape from England,
before being apprehended on the River Swale. The present house, however, is
of a later date. The north wing has the date 1757 scratched on a brick. 2 storeys
and attic in red brick with tiled roof with 3 hipped dormers and modillion
eaves cornice. 3 windows, casements to 1st floor, hung sashes with glazing
bars to ground floor. Doorway with flat hood on brackets. The south wing
is C19, buff bricks.


Listing NGR: TQ9386867909

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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