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Ulcombe Place, Ulcombe

Description: Ulcombe Place

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 174219

OS Grid Reference: TQ8469349785
OS Grid Coordinates: 584693, 149785
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2174, 0.6432

Location: Ulcombe Hill, Ulcombe, Kent ME17 1DN

Locality: Ulcombe
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME17 1DN

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Listing Text

TQ 84 NW
(west side)
5/199 Ulcombe Place

Collegiate building, now house. Main range C15 or earlier.
(College founded in C13). Early-to-mid C18 and C19 alterations
and additions. Main range stone, rear additions red brick with
occasional grey headers in Flemish bond. Plain tile roofs.
Rectangular stone range at right-angles to road, with short
rear additions. Main range: 2 storeys and attics. Facade
continued into stone parapet. Parapet returns round gable ends
and is swept up in brick to top of tall, broad, shallow, full-
height brick projection to centre of each gable end, topped by
smaller rectangular brick panel. Brick stack to left gable end,
one rear stack to left and one to right. 5 dormers with moulded
triangular pediments, three C18, two C20. Regular 5-window
front of recessed 8-pane glazing-bar sashes with Venetian
shutters. 5 French windows to ground floor with decorative
blind boxes. Verandah with pendentive fringe, on slender Doric
columns. Part of head of blocked 2-centred arched opening,
probably a doorway, towards right end of ground floor. Short
rear wing to right; early C18. 2 storeys on stone plinth, with
wooden modillion eaves cornice and hipped roof. Irregular
fenestration of 3 tall glazing-bar sashes. Rubbed brick voussoirs
and keystones to ground-floor windows. Door of 6 fielded panels
towards main range, with semi-circular fanlight, rusticated Doric
pilasters and plain corniced frieze. 2 additions to centre and
left of main range; C18 and early C19. Interior: small blocked
4-centred arched hollow-chamfered doorway to rear first-floor
wall of main range. C18 staircase, panelling and cornices.

Listing NGR: TQ8469349785

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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