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Merriams Farm Cottages, Leeds

Description: Merriams Farm Cottages

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 October 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 173850

OS Grid Reference: TQ8094353629
OS Grid Coordinates: 580943, 153629
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2531, 0.5915

Location: Caring Lane, Leeds, Kent ME17 1TJ

Locality: Leeds
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME17 1TJ

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Listing Text

TQ 85 SW (south west side)

3/116 1,2 and 3 Merriams
Farm Cottages (formerly
20.10.52. listed as Merriams)
House, now house row. C15 and later, with C19 alterations. Timber
framed, ground floor partly clad in painted brick, otherwise pebble-
dashed. Right half of main range C19 red brick, partly in Flemish
bond. Plain tile roof. At right-angles to road, set well back.
2 storeys, with attic to right. 2 left end bays project forward
slightly from rest; that to right has underbuilt jetty with plain
dragon post to left end, and added left end bay is jettied with
stone pier to left. Roof hipped, with gablet to left and break
in level between 2 left end bays and rest. Projecting stone stack
with 2 diagonally set rendered brick flues to left end, one projecting
brown and one gault brick stack to front elevation, multiple red
brick stack in rear slope of roof towards centre of main range and
red brick stack to rear at right end. Dormer in right hip.
Irregular fenestration of 6 windows; two 3-light C19 casements to
left 2 bays; two C19 three-light windows with round-headed lights
under wood hood-moulds to left half of main range; and one C20
single light and one 4-light C19 Gothick window to right half of
main range. Half-glazed and panelled doors; to right end of left
bay, beneath main stack, and adjacent to latter to right up 2 steps.
Rendered stair turret behind main stack. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: TQ8104853837

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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