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Monument details

HER Number:TR 15 SE 264
Type of record:Listed Building
Name:CHURCH COTTAGE, Bridge

Summary

Grade II listed building. Main construction periods 1700 to 1799

Summary from record TR 15 SE 271:

By late 1943, the headquarters of the 7 (Lyminge) Battalion of the Kent Home Guard seem to have been at Church House, Bridge.


Grid Reference:TR 18342 54141
Map Sheet:TR15SE
Parish:BRIDGE, CANTERBURY, KENT

Monument Types

Protected Status:Listed Building (II) 1349056: CHURCH COTTAGE

Full description

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The following text is from the original listed building designation:
1. 5273 BRIDGE HIGH STREET (south-west side)
Church Cottage TR 1854 19/183
II GV
2. C18 cottage in two parallel ranges. Two storeys in painted brick with tiled roof. Three windows, hung sashes with glazing bars. Side tile hung. One storey extension to north with hipped roof. Plain door.
Listing NGR: TR1834254141

Description from record TR 15 SE 271:
By late 1943, the headquarters of the 7 (Lyminge) Battalion of the Kent Home Guard seem to have been at Church House, Bridge. They may previously (December 1940) have been at stelling Minnis. Might Bridge have been chosen because of its Nodal Point status?
Owner : Private
Publicly accessible : No
How accessed for survey :
Tourism Potential :
Condition : unknown
Date of visit :


English Heritage, List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest (Map). SKE16160.


43 Division General Staff, 01/01/40, War Diary 43 Division General Staff (Unpublished document). SKE15264.


12 Corps Headquarters, 01/01/43, War Diary 12 Corps 1943 (Unpublished document). SKE15265.


Joyce Beadle, 01/01/95, "And We All Got Under the Table": Under Fire 1939-45 A VE Day Commemmoration (Bibliographic reference). SKE15266.

Sources and further reading

Cross-ref. Source description
---Unpublished document: 43 Division General Staff. 01/01/40. War Diary 43 Division General Staff.
---Unpublished document: 12 Corps Headquarters. 01/01/43. War Diary 12 Corps 1943.
---Bibliographic reference: Joyce Beadle. 01/01/95. "And We All Got Under the Table": Under Fire 1939-45 A VE Day Commemmoration.
---Map: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest.
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