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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
Entry Name: Forge Cottages
Listing Date: 14 October 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1344438
English Heritage Legacy ID: 174811
Location: Nettlestead, Maidstone, Kent, ME18
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
NETTLESTEAD MAIDSTONE ROAD
TQ 65 SE
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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