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Greenhouses About 30 Metres North of Wierton Place and Attached Garden Wall, Boughton Monchelsea

Description: Greenhouses About 30 Metres North of Wierton Place and Attached Garden Wall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 174533

OS Grid Reference: TQ7809249947
OS Grid Coordinates: 578092, 149947
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2209, 0.5489

Location: Wierton Hill, Boughton Monchelsea, Kent ME17 4JT

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

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Listing Text


1415/2/68 WIERTON ROAD
25-MAR-87 (West side)


Greenhouses and attached kitchen garden wall. Circa 1857 and 1899. Central glass-house, of 2-storey height, almost square, and with canted corners to front, linked by low linear ranges of approximately 20 glazing bays each, to smaller end pavillions. Red brick plinth. Brick rear walls to linking sections are part of the garden walls. Central pavillion has pyramidal roof, with narrow glazed upstand running from front to rear along ridge, with small bargeboards and iron finial to front. End pavillions gabled, with plain bargeboards and iron finials. Front of central pavillion, excluding corners, divided into 7 vertical glazing bays, each subdivided into rectangular panes, with frieze of lunettes under eaves. Glazed central double doors. 4 glazing bays to gable of each end pavillion, with larger panes towards base, small panes above, and lunette to each gable. Interior retains fittings for regulation of ventilation, and stands for plants. 4 Corinthian columns with cast iron spandrels and decorative bases, painted in blue and cream, to central pavillion. Attached brick garden walls form a rectangle mainly of Flemish bond brickwork, but Sussex bond to south, with moulded stone coping and brick buttresses at regular intervals. This varies in height between about 10 feet to the sides and 8 feet to the front. At the south east corner it abuts the carriage arch to the main house.

Listing NGR: TQ7809249947

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Source: English Heritage

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