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Guildstead Court, Stockbury

Description: Guildstead Court

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 July 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 173692

OS Grid Reference: TQ8225162199
OS Grid Coordinates: 582251, 162199
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3297, 0.6146

Location: Yelsted Lane, Stockbury, Kent ME9 7UT

Locality: Stockbury
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME9 7UT

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Listing Text

(south side)

2/183 Guildstead Court


House. C15 with C18 and C19 additions. Left section chequered
red and grey brick, central section timber-framed with
rendered infilling and right section flint with brick dressings,
all with plain tile roofs. Central section 4 timber-framed bays
long; hall of 2 unequal bays, the larger bay open to the roof
and the shorter probably containing a cross-passage and pro-
bably always floored over, forming separate room on first floor.
Left section : Late C18. At right-angles to street. 2 storeys
and basement on brick plinth, roof hipped to street. Tall brick
stack to right. One glazing-bar sash to each floor. 3 glazing-
bar sashes to left return elevation. Later casernent to basement.
Central section: C15, front rebuilt in C19. Parallel to left
section. 2 storeys, close-studded, with archbraces to tie-beam.
Decorative framing above tie-beam, with slight bracketted jetty
half way up gable. Cusped bargeboards. Central brick ridge
stack. Central 3-light leaded casement with bracketted canopy
over on first floor. C20 ribbed door to left under C19
timber porch. Right section: recessed and parallel to road.
2 storeys. One single-light leaded casement to first floor.
Interior: Central section has exposed beams and posts and crown-
post roof. Carved C19 fireplaces.

Listing NGR: TQ8225162199

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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