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Forge Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Nettlestead, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2321 / 51°13'55"N

Longitude: 0.4067 / 0°24'24"E

OS Eastings: 568125

OS Northings: 150853

OS Grid: TQ681508

Mapcode National: GBR NQ4.MNB

Mapcode Global: VHJMK.09CB

Plus Code: 9F326CJ4+RM

Entry Name: Forge Cottages

Listing Date: 14 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1344438

English Heritage Legacy ID: 174811

Location: Nettlestead, Maidstone, Kent, ME18

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Town: Maidstone

Civil Parish: Nettlestead

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Nettlestead St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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1/12 Forge Cottages

House, now house row. Late C17 or early C18, with later alterations.
Ground floor painted brick, first floor tile-hung. Rendered first-floor
gable to road. Plain tile roof. South-facing, built at right-angles
to road. 2 storeys and attic. Half-hipped roof, with gablet to right.
Later brick stack towards left end. Broad red brick stack set along
ridge to right of centre. Two half-hipped dormers with two-light case-
ments. Irregular fenestration of 3 three-light casements; one to left
of left stack, one towards centre and one towards right end. Ribbed door
between stacks. Boarded door to right end to Forge Cottage. Two-storey
former stair turret to rear of "central" stack, tile-hung on first floor
and with hipped plain-tile roof. Two-storey parallel rear range to left.
Rear lean-to to right. Single-storey addition to right gable end, with
rear wall flush with lean-to; painted brick, with weatherboarded gable,
and plain-tile roof half-hipped to road. Further single-storey painted
brick addition towards rear of right gable end of first addition, gabled
to-road. Interior: only partly inspected. Exposed framing, brick
fireplace with wooden bressumer, and staggered butt purlin roof without
queen struts to Forge Cottage.

Listing NGR: TQ6813250847

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