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Park Valley House, Detling

Description: Park Valley House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 173636

OS Grid Reference: TQ8116260956
OS Grid Coordinates: 581162, 160956
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3189, 0.5984

Location: Cox Street, Detling, Kent ME14 3HE

Locality: Detling
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME14 3HE

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Listing Text

(east side)

2/128 Park Valley House
(formerly listed as
26.4.6 Park Valley)


House. Mid-to-late. C15 and C19. Timber framed with rendered
infilling to ground floor, and first floor completely rendered.
Ground floor in flint to right. Plain tile roof. Wealden
house with two equal open hall bays, storeyed bay to left.
Probably a storeyed bay to right, rebuilt in C19. 2 storeys
on plinth. Left end bay jettied to front and left end. Former
open hall built out on first floor to form continuous jetty,
right bay of which underbuilt in flint to match right end bay.
Roof hipped to left and gabled to right at junction with C19
bay. Roof of C19 bay has higher eaves, lower ridge, and hip
at right end. Brick stack in front slope of roof off-centre
to right. Irregular fenestration of 4 one, two and three-
light casements. C19 ribbed door with segmental head at right
end of timber-framed section. Interior: has steeply cambered
tie-beam, moulded crown-post and end of hall beam. Late C16
inserted first floor in hall area. Heavy scantling timbers.

Listing NGR: TQ8116260956

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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