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Latitude: 51.3884 / 51°23'18"N
Longitude: 0.5835 / 0°35'0"E
OS Eastings: 579856
OS Northings: 168655
OS Grid: TQ798686
Mapcode National: GBR PPR.Y1Y
Mapcode Global: VHJLW.2CBG
Entry Name: Peckham Cottage
Listing Date: 21 December 1973
Last Amended: 5 December 1996
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1259729
English Heritage Legacy ID: 462581
Location: Medway, ME7
Electoral Ward/Division: Rainham North
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
Church of England Parish: Gillingham St Mary Magdalene
Church of England Diocese: Rochester
TQ76NE LOWER RAINHAM ROAD, Grange
686-1/7/71 (North East side)
21/12/73 Nos.143 AND 145
(Formerly Listed as:
LOWER RAINHAM ROAD, Grange
(North East side)
Nos.141, 143, 145
Magnolia House (No.141), Peckham
Cottage (No.143), Peckham Croft
House, divided into 2, now one. Middle and right-hand bays
late C15 (said to be 1470), left-and bay slightly later, C18
rear outshut, and mid C20 rear single-storey extensions.
MATERIALS: timber-framed with weatherboarded ground-floor and
rendered right-hand end, brick axial stack behind the ridge,
and tiled hipped roof.
PLAN: open hall plan remodelled in late C16/early C17 with
inserted hall floor and stack.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, attic and cellar; 4-window range.
Continuous first floor jetty with curved brackets, central and
left-hand C20 doors, right-hand 8/8-pane sash in flush frame
and left of centre French window; framed first floor has
exposed posts, 2 curved tension braces to the left-hand end
bays, 4 regularly-spaced early C19 paired pointed-arched
windows with metal 6-pane casements with glazed tympana. 3
former clerestory windows beneath the eaves with thin mullion
bars, now blocked. Right-hand return has a single casement.
INTERIOR: contains a timber frame with jowl posts on the
second floor, right-hand solar with rear tension brace, an
inserted stack in a former smoke bay between middle and
right-hand bays with a rear window with diamond mullions and
shutter groove possibly for control of the smoke. An
asymmetrical lateral beam set toward the front to a possibly
lobby, and a former rear central stair bay now included in the
outshut; left-hand bay a separate construction.
Cupboards with HL hinges, and one first-floor cupboard in the
back of the smoke bay with cock's comb hinges.
Roof not inspected but reported to have crown post trusses,
closed to the third bay from W, but open above the collar, and
(RCHME: Survey of Kent Houses: 40526).
Listing NGR: TQ7985668654
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