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Former East Farleigh Waterworks, Barming

Description: Former East Farleigh Waterworks

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 174430

OS Grid Reference: TQ7345553562
OS Grid Coordinates: 573455, 153562
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2548, 0.4843

Location: Farleigh Lane, Barming, Kent ME16 9ND

Locality: Barming
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME16 9ND

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Listing Text

2/7 Former East Farleigh
Waterworks, now coachworks and joinery. 1860, by James Pilbrow, in an
Egyptian style. Gault brick in English bond. Rectangular. 2 storeys.
Coursed stone plinth towards river to south. Battered clasping buttress
to each corner, and 2 set close together towards centre of each long side,
all running into deep brick plat band under eaves. Rendered coved cornice
with deep roll to base and chamfer to top. Low rendered parapet. Truncated
projecting brick stack, formerly tall and tapering, filling most of east
gable end, with cornice carried round it and bearing the initial "P".
Irregular fenestration to south of one small first-floor casement almost
filling the narrow central bay and one broad 10- pane window with thin
glazing bars to each outer bay of ground floor, all with rendered
architraves and deep rendered coved and splayed cornices. 2 inserted
3-light wooden casements. Similar first-floor window to north. First-floor
door to left gable end. Single-storey section in a similar style adjoining
north-west corner. 2 doorways with rendered coved and splayed cornices
flanking base of stack to east. Interior not inspected. (J.S. Curl,
The Egyptian Revival, 1982).

Listing NGR: TQ7188154503

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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