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Moat Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Penshurst, Kent

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Latitude: 51.1761 / 51°10'33"N

Longitude: 0.179 / 0°10'44"E

OS Eastings: 552416

OS Northings: 144127

OS Grid: TQ524441

Mapcode National: GBR MP8.B27

Mapcode Global: VHHQ5.2P0S

Plus Code: 9F3255GH+CJ

Entry Name: Moat Cottages

Listing Date: 14 November 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1389493

English Heritage Legacy ID: 488175

Location: Penshurst, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN11

County: Kent

Civil Parish: Penshurst

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Penshurst St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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771/0/10078 DOUBLETON LANE
14-NOV-01 5-6 Moat Cottages


Pair of cottages. Probably mid to late C18 with mainly C19 winows and C20 extension to north. EXTERIOR: Timberframed , clad in tarred weatherboarding on a brick plinth which has some earlier brickwork to the south. Handmade clay tiled roof and central original and north end later brick chimneystacks. Two storeys: irregular fenestration, mainly C19 wooden casements but two early iron framed casements survive. West front has two original plank doors in wooden architraves. No 6 has an addition in matching materials with catslide roof to east, no 5 has a C20 weatherboarded extension with a corrugated roof to north.
INTERIOR: Substantial main frame, the central bay with jowled posts and partitions of thinner scantling with diagonal braces. Some exposed rafters to roof. Spine beam, exposed floor joists and old floor boards. No 5 retains an original staircasewith attached door by the side of the front door. First floor rooms retain at least two C19 cast iron firegrates.
HISTORY: Thought to have been farmworkers cottages, possibly to a former farmhouse to the south called "The Moat".

Listing NGR: TQ5241544126

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