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Heronden, Chart Sutton

Description: Heronden

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 174047

OS Grid Reference: TQ7920249338
OS Grid Coordinates: 579202, 149338
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2151, 0.5645

Location: Chart Hill Road, Maidstone ME17 3RQ

Locality: Chart Sutton
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME17 3RQ

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Listing Text

[west side]
4/30 Heronden
26.4.68 listed as

House. C15 or early C16, with later alterations and additions.
Timber framed. Exposed close-studding with rendered infilling,
partly clad on ground floor with red and grey brick in Flemish
bond. Plain tile roof. Open hall of 2 timber-framed bays
with storeyed left end bay and 2 storeyed bays to right.
Right end bays 2 storeys, hall bays 1½ storeys, left end bay
possibly altered from 2 to 1½ storeys and semi-basement in C18
or later. Stone plinth. Right end bays jettied. Hall bays
jettied when floored, with much higher bressumer. Bressumer
of left end bay raised to same height; bay projects slightly.
Hipped roof, with ridge slightly higher to left of stack.
Projecting stack to left gable end, ridge stack to left of
centre and projecting brick stack to rear wall of hall.
Irregular fenestration of 4 leaded windows; 3 hipped through
dormers, one to left end bay and one to each hall bay, and one
4-light mullioned window to second bay from right. Ribbed
door with 4-centred arched head to left end of hall. Short
rear return wing to left. 2-storey stone and brick turret
adjoining rear stack. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: TQ7920249338

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Source: English Heritage

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