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Mote Farm Cottages old Laundry Cottage

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ightham, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2583 / 51°15'29"N

Longitude: 0.2685 / 0°16'6"E

OS Eastings: 558387

OS Northings: 153460

OS Grid: TQ583534

Mapcode National: GBR MNF.2Q6

Mapcode Global: VHHPT.LMTR

Entry Name: Mote Farm Cottages old Laundry Cottage

Listing Date: 1 August 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1362411

English Heritage Legacy ID: 357262

Location: Ightham, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, TN15

County: Kent

District: Tonbridge and Malling

Civil Parish: Ightham

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Ightham St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

TQ 55 SE IGHTHAM MOTE ROAD
3/8 (east side)

1.8.52 Nos 1 to 4 (consec)
Mote Farm Cottages
and Old Laundry. Cottage
GV
II*


Cottage Row. C16 with later C19 fronts to right. L-shaped. Nos 1 and 2, (to left).
Underbuilt in red and blue brick on ground floor, close-studded timber-framing on
first floor with plaster infill. Plain tiled roof with gabled semi-dormer to left, 2
gabled dormers in centre and jettied gable. Second storey of central tower to right.
Two front off-ridge stacks at left and centre. Two-storey and attic; irregular
fenestration, 2 casements on first floor, 3 on ground floor. Boarded door at extreme
left, glazed doors off-centre to left and at extreme right. Tall door under central
tower with small door on second floor. Nos 3 and 4 (to right). Red and blue brick
chequer below, fish-scale and plain tile-hanging above. Plain tiled roof with central
shallow tile-hung return gable and 2 heavily moulded ridge stacks. Two storeys;
irregular 4 window front, casements. Boarded doors with overlights, at extreme left
and off-centre to right. Old Laundry Cottage. Return wing to rear of No 4 red brick
ground floor. Fish-scale and plain tile-hanging above. Plain tiled roof of 2
pitches, that to right slightly higher, matching slight projection of wall over face
below. One bay of close-studded timber-framing with plaster infill to right.
Left-hand between gable with moulded bargeboards. Central chimney-breast, projecting,
with stack. Ridge stack off-centre to right. Two storeys; irregular 2 window front,
casements. Left-hand entrance with half-glazed door. Rear of whole range
timber-framed with plaster infilling, the wing to the left being Old Laundry Cottage.
Gabled 3-storey centre with small cupola over, almost on axis,with Ightham. Mote west t
front. This whole range may once have privided Ightham Mote with an outer court.


Listing NGR: TQ5839053444

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