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Court House, Sutton Valence

Description: Court House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 174181

OS Grid Reference: TQ8144549113
OS Grid Coordinates: 581445, 149113
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2124, 0.5964

Location: 2 Rectory Lane, Sutton Valence, Kent ME17 3BS

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

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Listing Text

TQ 8049-8149
(south side)
7/159 Court House

House. C15 or early C16 with mid-to-late C16 alterations.
Timber framed, rendered, with plain tile roof. Open wall of 2
roughly equal bays with storeyed bay to right. 2-bay cross-wing,
possibly integral, projecting forwards slightly to left. 2
storeys. Wing 2 storeys and attic. Painted brick plinth. Wing
jettied to first floor, jetty returning (but underbuilt) on dragon
post. Plain bargeboards. Multiple brick stack at junction of
wing and hall, and projecting later C16 stack with stone base, to
right end. Irregular fenestration of 4 casements; 3-light canted
oriel to first floor of wing, two 3-light and one 2-light leaded
casement to main range. Panelled door to right of centre of main
range, under flat bracketed hood. Interior: close-studded
end-of-hall partition morticed for spear. Moulded octagonal
crown-post in altered position. Braced partition between hall
and wing on first floor. 2 later C16 moulded stone fireplaces
with 4-centred-arched heads. C17 panelling to left of hall

Listing NGR: TQ8144549113

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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