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Barrack Cottages, Broomfield and Kingswood

Description: Barrack Cottages

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 174032

OS Grid Reference: TQ8389452514
OS Grid Coordinates: 583894, 152514
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2422, 0.6332

Location: Broomfield Road, Broomfield, Kent ME17 1PT

Locality: Broomfield and Kingswood
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME17 1PT

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Listing Text

(west side)
2/15 Barrack Cottages

Cottage row. Early 19th century. Coursed galletted stone on
galletted stone plinth, with end pilaster strips and broad full-
height central panel in chequered red and grey brick. Two 3-course
plat bands in English bond with central grey brick header course;
one above plinth and one between floors. Red brick window and door
dressings. Two parallel ranges. 2 storeys and cellars, with
dentilled red brick eaves cornice. Hipped roof, hips returning to
right and left. 4 stacks; one towards each end, one at left end
and one to rear at right end. Regular 7-window front of deeply
recessed round-headed 2-light casements with projecting keystones
and cills; one to central panel and 3 smaller ones to each side
section. No keystone to central window. 8 ground-floor windows
in pairs under outer windows of each side section. 3 recessed
round-headed boarded doors, central door broader, each with 2
segmental top lights; one to central panel and one to centre of
each side section, that to right up 2 steps. Broad chamfered wooden
hood over central door. Coach house added to right. Stone with red
brick dressings. 2 storeys. Lean-to roof with stone-coped parapet.
One window in same style as cottages. Blocked double doorway to
ground floor. Single-storey stone lean-to added to right of coach-
house, formerly part of a bullock yard. Interior not inspected, but
said to retain original doors. Associated with Leeds Castle.

Listing NGR: TQ8389452514

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Source: English Heritage

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