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Sutton Place, Sutton Valence

Description: Sutton Place

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 174182

OS Grid Reference: TQ8174248974
OS Grid Coordinates: 581742, 148974
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2110, 0.6006

Location: Sutton Valence, Kent ME17 3BT

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

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Listing Text

TQ 84 NW
(south side)
5/160 Sutton Place
26.4.68 II

House. Mid C16 main range with earlier C16 fragments to
rear, later C17, mid C18 and later C18 alterations.
Timber framed core. Front elevation rendered. Rear wing to right
tile-hung. Angled rear wing with exposed framing and brick
infilling. Plain tile roofs. Complex plan. Main range. Rear
return wing to right in 2 sections with 2-storey closet projecting
at join, lower two-thirds brick in English bond, upper part
rendered, with plain tile roof. Angled wing to rear to left, in
3 sections. Short addition to left gable end. Front elevation:
Later C18 facade. 2 storeys on stone plinth. Projecting eaves
with flat soffits and moulded wooden cornice. Hipped roof with
large gablets. Right hip returns for short distance with lower
ridge, breaking to higher ridge again beyond closet. Central
corbelled multiple brick stack to rear, projecting brick stack on
stone base to right gable end, further projecting brick stack
in English bond, on stone base, beyond closet to right side of
wing. Regular 5-window front of glazing-bar sashes in open
boxes; one tripartite sash to each end of each floor, and three
12-pane sashes set close together towards centre. Shallow
moulded cornices to ground-floor windows. Central recessed
panelled door in moulded wooden architrave with flat shallow
dentilled and corniced hood on consoles. Central cupola with
bell. Interior not inspected but said to contain moulded
stone fireplace and panelling.

Listing NGR: TQ8174248974

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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