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Snowfield, Bearsted

Description: Snowfield

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 July 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 173549

OS Grid Reference: TQ7974755915
OS Grid Coordinates: 579747, 155915
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2740, 0.5756

Location: 3 Moncrif Close, Bearsted, Kent ME14 4DH

Locality: Bearsted
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME14 4DH

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Listing Text

To 75 NE
(west side)
House. C19, rebuilt Circa 1911 by A.N. Prentice in an early C18
style, for Montagu Barstow, husband of Baroness Orczy . Red brick
with plain tile roof. 2 storeys with plinth, quoins, cement-
rendered platt band, moulded wood eaves cornice and panelled
stone-coped parapet. 3 stacks well behind parapet, one towards
each end and one well to right of centre. Regular 7 window
front of 6 glazing bar sashes with thick glazing bars, cement
cills and segmental heads with gauged brick voussoirs and cement
rendered keystones. 2 bays at either end project to front. Central
venetian window in stone, with flagpole above. Doorcase of
fluted pilasters carrying entablature of triglyphs alternating
with military emblems, with triangular pediment over. Early-to-
mid C19 service block remains in evidence to rear on left side.
Interior: contains structure but no direct evidence of, C19
building. All detailing carefully worked in an early C18 style,
virtually unaltered since. High standards of craftsmanship
throughout. House of Baroness Orczy circa 1905 - 1919.

Listing NGR: TQ7974755915

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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