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Hollingbourne House, Hollingbourne

Description: Hollingbourne House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 February 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 174390

OS Grid Reference: TQ8545755990
OS Grid Coordinates: 585457, 155990
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2729, 0.6574

Location: Hollingbourne Hill, Hollingbourne, Kent ME17 1QJ

Locality: Hollingbourne
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME17 1QJ

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Listing Text

TQ 85 NE (East Side)

2/162 Hollingbourne

3.2.84 II

House. 1798 by Charles Beazley, with later C19 alterations. White-brick
with slate roof. 2 storeys on brick plinth. Ashlar plat band. Projecting
eaves with flat boxed soffits, continued across gables. Eaves and verges
form pedimented gable ends; central section breaks forward in 2 stages, with
slightly higher eaves. Hipped roof to inner break, pedimented gable to outer.
Gable end stacks and 4 rear stacks. Small semi-circular window in central
pediment gable. Regular 10-window front of recessed sashes: three 12-pane
to each side range, two 8-pane to first break, flanking central break which
has two 12-pane sashes. Eight 18-pane ground-floor sashes breaking plinth,
and with gauged segmental heads. Ground floor of first break has 2 niches
with recessed square panels above. All windows except those of first break
formerly with Venetian shutters. Large round-arched window to ground floor
of right gable end, with Gothick glazing and ogee-headed central panel.
Panelled door with rectangular fanlight, in later C19 addition to rear,
flanked by fluted Corinthian pilasters and with triangular pediment.
Interior: only partly inspected. Geometrical staircase in central rear
turret. Central ground-floor room with Soanian ceiling.

Listing NGR: TQ8545755990

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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