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Turkey Court, Maidstone

Description: Turkey Court

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 30 July 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 173240

OS Grid Reference: TQ7719455535
OS Grid Coordinates: 577194, 155535
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2714, 0.5388

Location: Turkey Court, Maidstone, Kent ME14 5DP

Locality: Maidstone
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME14 5DP

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Listing Text

(South Side)
Turkey court
(Formerly listed as
30.7.51. Turkey Mill (house))
TQ 7655 NE 9/90
This is the private house adjoining the Turkey Mill and formerly was the private
house of the millowner including James and Susanna Whatman. Large Mid C18
home. 2 parallel ranges. 3 storeys and semi-basement red brick and grey leaders.
Hipped tiled roof with moulded wooden eaves cornice. 5 sashes with segmental
heads and glazing bars intact. Doorcase up 6 steps with handrail, the doorcase
having fluted pilasters, a curved pediment and door half glazed and the other
half consisting of 2 fielded panels. To the west is a later C18 extension
of 2 storeys and semi-basement with tall windows iron balconettes on the 1st
floor and parapet to the roof. To the east is an early to mid C19 wing in matching
style, 3 storeys red brick with 3 cambered sashes and 1 blank to the rear
elevation. The central portion contains an C18 staircase with 3 turned balusters
to each tread and scrolled tread ends. C18 panelling.

Turkey Court, former Drying Loft at Turkey Mills and Industrial Building adjoining
former Drying Loft at Turkey Mill to the west form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ7721455505

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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