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Craybrook Studios Hill Crest Kent Cottage Rosemary, Staplehurst

Description: Craybrook Studios Hill Crest Kent Cottage Rosemary

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 174600

OS Grid Reference: TQ7857542968
OS Grid Coordinates: 578575, 142968
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1581, 0.5523

Location: High Street, Staplehurst, Kent TN12 0AY

Locality: Staplehurst
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN12 0AY

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Listing Text

TQ 74 SE (West side)

3/134 Rosemary, Hill
Crest, Craybrook
Studios, and
Kent Cottage
listed as Two
adjoining to
the north of
South Stores,
and as Hilltop)


House row with shop. Late C16 or early C17, with probably later
single-bay addition (Rosemary) to left, and with C19 alterations.
Timber framed. Two cottages to left of stack rendered with painted
brick towards base. Ground floor under and to right of stack
rendered, first floor tile-hung under stack, and close-studded to
wing gable. Plain tile roof. Main range, with cross-wing to right.
Left end 2 storeys and attic, central section 1 1/2 storeys, with same
eaves level but on plinth graduating with slope to left. Wing 2
storeys and attic with higher, jettied, midrail and much higher
eaves and ridge. Main range gabled to left, wing gabled to front.
Multiple red and grey brick stack partly within front slope of roof,
to junction of main range and wing. Small hipped dormer with 2-
light casement to left, eaves dormer with 12-pane sash towards centre
and 2-light casement to gable of wing. Irregular fenestration of 2
windows; one 4-light casement to Rosemary, and C19 canted 3-light
oriel window to first floor of wing. Boarded door to Rosemary up
2 steps under pentice towards left end. Boarded stable door to left
of centre and boarded door to right of centre, both up 2 steps.
Half-glazed door up one step to Craybrook Studios and Kent Cottage
to right end of wing. Short rear wing to left. Interior: only
partly inspected. Exposed framing and brick inglenook fireplace with
chamfered bressumer, to ground floor of wing.

Listing NGR: TQ7856842962

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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