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Valence House, Sutton Valence

Description: Valence House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 October 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 174135

OS Grid Reference: TQ8140049210
OS Grid Coordinates: 581400, 149210
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2133, 0.5958

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
(south side)
7/116 Valence House

House, now part of school. 1596 with later additions to rear.
Timber framed, rendered, with plain tile roof. Lobby entry
plan. 2 storeys and attics. Symmetrical facade. Right and
left gable ends slightly jettied at eaves. 2 gabled dormers
rising from eaves to front, very slightly jettied, on moulded
brackets, at eaves of house, and again at eaves of dormer.
Moulded bargeboards and carved pendant to each gable. Central
corbelled and filletted brick ridge stack. Regular
fenestration of one 3-light wood mullion window to each gable.
2-storey canted bay beneath each gable of front elevation, with
3-light Ipswich window to each floor. 2-storey bay window on
scrolled brackets to right gable end. Central projecting
2-storey porch, also with moulded bargeboard and pendant.
Ipswich window to first floor. Ground floor enclosed except
for frieze of turned balusters immediately under first floor
on each side. Door of 2 broad panels. C19 rear additions
Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: TQ8140049210

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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