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Clock House, Coxheath

Description: Clock House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 174446

OS Grid Reference: TQ7460950714
OS Grid Coordinates: 574609, 150714
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2289, 0.4994

Locality: Coxheath
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME17 4PB

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Listing Text

(South Side)
2/21 Clock House (formerly
listed in Linton civil
23.5.67 parish)
House, formerly Headquarters and Officer's Mess of Coxheath Military Camp,
now farmhouse. Early C18. Red and grey brick in a Flemish-type bond.
Plain tile roof. Built at right-angles to street with double-fronted
gable end. 2 storeys and attic on high chamfered ashlared stone plinth.
Stone plat band which becomes flush across pilasters. Short length of
plain parapet to each end, from which gable rises with pitch of roof, with
plain C20 wooden verges. Plain narrow brick pilasters to each end and 3
broad brick pilasters across facade, that to centre rising to apex of
pediment. Brick stacks to left and right side elevations. Recessed 9-pane
sash window with segmental head to gable. Regular 3-window front of one
recessed 6-pane sash with thick glazing bars and segmental head, to each
broad pilaster. Similar 12-pane ground-floor sashes, breaking plinth. Oval
bulls-eye window with stone key over door. Central door of 8 fielded
panels, in panelled recess, with moulded architrave and flat corniced hood
on shaped brackets, up 4 steps. 2 storey red and grey brick service wing
at right-angles to left side, set back from front. Early-to-mid C20 brick
wing in similar style to main range, projecting forwards to right.
Interior not inspected, but said to have C18 staircase with twisted
balusters. Formerly in Linton Civil Parish.

Listing NGR: TQ7460950714

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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