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Barming Place, Maidstone

Description: Barming Place

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 30 July 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 173501

OS Grid Reference: TQ7287954663
OS Grid Coordinates: 572879, 154663
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2649, 0.4766

Location: 37 Abingdon Road, Maidstone ME16 9ED

Locality: Maidstone
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME16 9ED

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Listing Text

(North Side)
Barming Place
TQ 75 SW 10/171 30.7.5l.

A large mid C18 house. 3 storeys and basement red brick with a base of ashlar.
Hipped tiled roof. Parapet with alternate panels of red brick and balustrading
with stone balusters. Stone modillion cornice. Long and short stone quoins.
5 segmental-beaded windows with painted keystones and glazing bars intact,
the centre 1st floor one higher and wider than the rest, the centre 2nd floor
one a lunette window with geometric tracery. Porch up 3 steps with wooden
Tuscan columns, open pediment, semi-circular fanlight with the same design
as the lunette window on the 2nd floor and double doors half-glazed. The house
is flanked on the south by an addition of 2 storeys in red brick. This has
2 windows on tile ground floor and a doorway with stuccoed pilasters, cornice
and parapet, round-headed arch with half-glazed double doors and semi-circular
fanlight. One window on the let floor over the door and blocked window space
on each aide of it. Stringcourse over and panelled parapet. On the north
tile house is flanked by a single storey addition with a similar doorway having
empty niches on each side of it. Higher panelled parapet over and pyramidal
slate roof. On the outer side of these additions are identical wings of ashlar
with long and short quoins. 2 storeys. 2 windows each on the ground floor.

Listing NGR: TQ7287954663

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Source: English Heritage

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