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The Homestead, Detling

Description: The Homestead

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 173646

OS Grid Reference: TQ7931458311
OS Grid Coordinates: 579314, 158311
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2957, 0.5706

Location: The Street, Detling, Kent ME14 3JT

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

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Listing Text

(east side)

5/138 Nos. 36 and 38 (The
26.4.68 Homestead)
(formerly listed as The
'Homestead and Belmont)


2 houses and shop, now one house. C15, C17, C18 and C19. All
timber framed, now rendered, with tile-hung left gable end and
plain tile roof. No. 36 : comprises C15 storeyed north end
bay of a building set well back from road and since demolished.
Bay immediately to right (south) of it rebuilt in mid C17 and
right end bay added slightly later. Butcher's shop added to front
of C15 bay in late C18 or early C19 forming L plan. No. 38:
late C17 or early C18 with early C19 facade, originally separate
from No. 36, and to north. No. 36: 2 storeys, butcher's shop with
flat canopy over shop front and boxed coved wood eaves cornice
which continues along right return elevation only. Roof of shop
hipped to road but also continuous with No. 38. Roof of rear
range hipped to right. Ridge stack off-centre to right of
rear range. Irregular fenestration of one first-floor glazing-
bar sash over shop and 2 four-light mullioned and transomed
casements, possibly original, to rear range. C19 double shop
front with C20 ribbed door to left and central C19 panelled door
with rectangular light over. Doorway with moulded architrave
and flat hood on carved brackets in right return elevation of shop
towards junction with rear range. No. 38: 2 storeys and attic with
moulded eaves cornice stopping short of the ends, and plain coped
parapet. Raised border with concave corners round whole of front
elevation, extending above eaves cornice. Rear brick stack off-
centre to right. 2 plain dormers. Regular fenestration of 2 glazing-
bar sashes and blocked central window recess. Central panelled
door flanked by reeded pilasters, with very small flat moulded hood.
Interior: C15 bay formerly jettied to north, east and west with
moulded dragon post to north-east. Bay to right has moulded
wood corbels to cross-beam.

Listing NGR: TQ7931458311

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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