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Westerhill, Coxheath

Description: Westerhill

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 174448

OS Grid Reference: TQ7408150655
OS Grid Coordinates: 574081, 150655
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2285, 0.4919

Location: Westerhill Road, Coxheath, Kent ME17 4BT

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

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Listing Text

(West Side)
Westerhill (formerly
listed in Linton civil
23.5.67 parish)

Farmhouse. C15 or early C16 with later C18 facade. Timber framed. Ground
floor chequered red and grey brick, first floor clad with boarding grooved
to imitate rusticated masonry. Plain tile roof. Possibly a Wealden with
underbuilt jetties and front of narrow left hall bay built out later,
flush with left end bay. 2 storeys and attic. Brick plinth on stone base.
Boarding suggests higher midrail to right hall bay. Hipped roof. Brick
ridge stack (stone below roof-line) to probable left hall bay. Small rear
stack towards right end. Eaves of recessed (?right hall) bay raised to
form gable, boarded as first floor, with 2-light attic casement. Irregular
fenestration of four sashes, three 16-pane and one 12-pane, in open boxes.
Similar windows to ground floor. Panelled door beneath stack (under
second window from left), with patterned rectangular fanlight, plain
pilasters and flat bracketed hood. C18 red and grey brick rear return
wing to left and weatherboarded C18 stair turret in re-entrant angle. Rear
lean-to to rest of main range. Interior: first-floor shutter grooves to
right gable end and rear wall of right end bay. Changes in first-floor
levels across centre of building. Modillioned C18 cornice to ground-floor
right end room. Chamfered beams, C18 cornice and corner cupboard to
ground-floor room of wing.

Listing NGR: TQ7408150655

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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