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Appin Mor Old Place, Sutton Valence

Description: Appin Mor Old Place

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 March 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 174161

OS Grid Reference: TQ8114849181
OS Grid Coordinates: 581148, 149181
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2131, 0.5922

Location: Lower Road, Sutton Valence, Kent ME17 3AL

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

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Listing Text

TQ 8049-8149
(south side)
23.3.83 Old Place and
Appin Mor

House, now house row. C15 or early C16 with late C16/early
C17 alterations, and alterations and extensions of c.1900 and
c.1930. Timber framed. Ground floor of main range clad with
chequered red and grey brick. Ground floor of left wing
coursed galletted stone. Rest exposed close-studding with
plaster infilling. 2 arch-braces to hall range. Plain tile
roof. Main range of 3 timber-framed bays, probably a 2-bay hall
with storeyed bay to left. Late C16/early C17 cross-wing to
right end, projecting to rear. Cross wing added to left end
c. 1930. Hall range 1½ storeys, wings 2 storeys and attics.
First floor of right wing formerly jettied on moulded bressumer,
underbuilt with applied close-studding. Attic of each wing jettied
on moulded and brattished bressumer and shaped brackets, with
carved bargeboards and pendants. Roof discontinuous between left
wing and hall range; latter half-hipped to left. Multiple brick
ridge stack in front slope of roof towards right end of hall range.
Ridge stack towards rear of left wing and stack to right side of
right wing. Two C20 semi-dormers to hall-range, to left gabled
with barge boards and brackets, to right flat-roofed. Irregular
fenestration of 5 windows, excluding dormers; two 3-light leaded
casements to left wing and three ovolo-moulded wood mullion
windows to right wing. C20 timber and brick porch with ribbed
door, up 3 steps to right end of hall. Moulded 4-centred-arched
late C16/early C17 inner doorway with hollow spandrels embedded
in wall to left end of hall range. Interior: 2 first-floor
fireplaces, one moulded stone, one chamfered brick. Shaped bracket
to right of porch. Common rafter roof to left end hall range
with lapped collars. Clasped purlin roof with windbraces to
right wing. Venetian window to rear of right wing and mullioned
window to side.

Listing NGR: TQ8114849181

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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