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The Swan Public House, Sutton Valence

Description: The Swan Public House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 October 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 174130

OS Grid Reference: TQ8141349240
OS Grid Coordinates: 581413, 149240
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2135, 0.5960

Location: Broad Street, Sutton Valence, Kent ME17 3AJ

Locality: Sutton Valence
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME17 3AJ

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Listing Text

TQ 8049-8149
(north side)
7/112 The Swan
Public House

Public house. C15 with C19 facade. Timber framed. Ground
floor clad with painted brick, left end of ground floor
rendered. First floor weatherboarded. Plain tile roof. Open
hall of 2 timber-framed bays with storeyed bay to each end;
possibly a Wealden. 2 storeys and cellar on irregular plinth.
Continuous jetty, stepped up across 2 central bays. Steeply
pitched roof hipped to right, hip returning with lower ridge.
Lower ridge over left end bay, with main roof hipped down to it.
Rear stack to left end and to rear of right hall bay. Irregular
fenestration of 4 casements; one 2-light to left bay, one
3-light to each central bay, and one 4-light to slightly
broader right bay. C19 canted bays to ground floor. 4 doors;
one panelled, up 5 steps, to right end of left bay, one half-
glazed to each end of left hall bay up 5 steps and 4 steps
respectively, and one half-glazed door up 2 steps to right end of
right hall bay. Rear return wing added to right. Interior: only
partly inspected. Exposed framing. Hollow-chamfered beams.
Doorhead with solid spandrels.

Listing NGR: TQ8141349240

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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