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Yokes Court, Frinsted

Description: Yokes Court

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 26 April 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 173736

OS Grid Reference: TQ8996056532
OS Grid Coordinates: 589960, 156532
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2763, 0.7221

Location: Frinsted, Kent ME9 0ST

Locality: Frinsted
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME9 0ST

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Listing Text

TQ 85 NE (south side)

1/3 Yokes Court

26.4.68. II*

House. Early C17, altered in C19, restored 1984 after fire in 1930s.
Red brick with occasional grey headers in English bond with plain
tile roof. 2 storeys, attics and cellar on brick-coped plinth
with plat band. Hipped roof. Projecting stack to left end and
large brick ridge stack of 6 rectangular flues on coped brick plinth
off-centre to right. C20 hipped dormer to rear. Irregular
fenestration of brick mullioned and transomed windows four C19 and
early C20 and one C17, the latter of 2 tiers of 2 lights, rendered.
5-light mullioned and transomed windoy with hollow-chamfered
mullions on ground floor to right of porch. Small gabled brick
porch on low plinth with chamfered circular side-lights, towards
left end. Small wood bell-frame to left end of ridge. Right side
elevation has very short 2-storey projection with hipped roof,
at right-angles towards rear, rear wall of which is a continuation
of rear elevation. Short rear return wing to left, also integral,
with large projecting brick stack to either side. Interior: Several
C17 window catches. Roof of aligned butt side purlins in short
bays, with collars, only part remaining. Ground and first-floor
fireplaces in left stack of left wing retain virtually complete.
Painted plasterwork within the fireplaces black on white ground
On ground floor, repeating circular pattern to splayed sides,
chequered pattern to back, leaving narrow central gap for fire. First
floor repeating triangular pattern to splayed sides, floral design
winding up back, again with gap.

Listing NGR: TQ8996056532

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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