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Boxley House, Boxley

Description: Boxley House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 173612

OS Grid Reference: TQ7744359259
OS Grid Coordinates: 577443, 159259
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3048, 0.5442

Location: The Street, Boxley, Kent ME14 3DR

Locality: Boxley
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME14 3DR

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Listing Text

(east side)

5/105 Boxley House


House, now Hotel. C17 core with C18 and C19 additions and
alterations. Brick facades with plain tile roof. Garden front:
early C18 facade to C17 core. Red brick with occasional grey
headers in Flemish bond. 2 storeys, attics and cellar, on
brick plinth with shallow stone base. Rubbed brick plat band
above first-floor windows. Plain, stone-coped parapet roof
hipped at left end. C17 brick ridge stack of 6 octagonal
flues with moulded tops and bases on a square platform,
off-centre to left. 4 dormers with triangular pediments.
4 glazing bar sashes and 2 two storey bay windows; one glazing
bar sash at right end and one beneath stack with rubbed
brick voussoirs, altered later in C18. Slightly later C18
addition at left end matching rest of facade with 1 further
dormer and 2 glazing-bar sashes. C19 rendered, canted
bays added either side of stack in place of former sashes,
with plinth, plat band above first-floor windows and
stone-coped parapet. 3 glazing-bar sashes in each bay. Bays,
and area between them, incorporating sash window beneath
stack, painted white. Door case between bays with fluted pil-
asters carrying entablature with triglyphs and semi-circular
pediment, up 5 steps. C19 addition at right end: 2 storeys
and basement on plinth with plat band above first-floor
windows, and stone-coped parapet. Roof hipped to right.
One glazing-bar sash on each floor with rubbed brick voussoirs.
Right return elevation to match garden front, 2 C19 periods,
painted brick, regular 6-window front. C20 porch. Elevation of
recessed left rear wing: Early C18 red brick, altered in C20.
One narrow first-floor window with elaborately carved rubbed
red-brick voussoirs. Rear block now largely C19. Interior:
fragments of C17 house, possibly of courtyard plan; first-
floor beams.

Listing NGR: TQ7733258920

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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