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Wierton Grange, Boughton Monchelsea

Description: Wierton Grange

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 174528

OS Grid Reference: TQ7840450256
OS Grid Coordinates: 578404, 150256
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2236, 0.5535

Location: Boughton Monchelsea, Kent ME17 4JR

Locality: Boughton Monchelsea
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME17 4JR

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Listing Text

TQ 75 SE (East side)

1/64 Wierton Grange


House. 1896, after the style of R. Norman Shaw. Ground floor red brick in
English bond, first floor hung with fishscale tiles. Occasional stone dressings
to ground floor and chimney stacks. Plain tile roof. L-plan; north-facing main
range with wing running north from east end. 2 storeys and attics. South
(garden) front: steeply-pitched gabled roof. Slightly projecting gable end
stacks and central brick ridge stack. Cupolaed look-out to west of centre. 5
dormers with alternating segmental and triangular pediments, and leaded cross
windows. 2 symmetrically-placed 2-storey flat-roofed canted bays with moulded
wooden cornices and leaded wooden mullioned and transomed windows. Leaded 12-
light wooden mullioned and transomed window between them to centre. Ground-
floor recessed to centre behind 2 engaged and one central column. Half-glazed
door within recess. North (entrance) front: broad porch between centre and
west end, with ashlared ground floor, tile-hung first floor, and paired Doric
columns flanking recess containing front door. 2 tall narrow windows lighting
hall to east of porch. Wing: in same materials as main range, with 2 broad
tile-hung eaves dormers, and rainwater-head dated 1896. Interior: not inspected,
but said to contain galleried 2-storey hall and fine joinery.

Listing NGR: TQ7840450256

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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