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Surrenden, Staplehurst

Description: Surrenden

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 June 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 174612

OS Grid Reference: TQ7853543504
OS Grid Coordinates: 578535, 143504
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1629, 0.5520

Location: 2 High Street, Staplehurst, Kent TN12 0BL

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

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Listing Text

TQ 7843 (West side)

25.6.1974 Surrenden


House, formerly house pair, now house. Early-to-mid C19. Channelled
render. Pantile roof. 2 storeys on rendered plinth. Plat band.
Slightly raised eaves band. Moulded cornice and plain parapet breaking
forwards over 3 central bays, but with no first-floor break under.
Pair of short pilasters contained within parapet towards each end,
the end one of each pair returning to form acroterion to pedimented
gable end. 4 plain pilasters with banded capitals alternating with
windows under central "break". Rendered ridge stack towards left end.
Regular 5-window front of 4 recessed 16-pane sashes with thin glazing
bars, and central French doors. Arcaded balcony spanning central "break",
first-floor balustrade with tapering balusters, ground floor with 3
round-headed arches springing from moulded imposts. Central half-
glazed door up one step, flanked by glazed strips, and with 3 rectangular
top lights under cambered architrave. Short single-storey rear wings to
right and left. Interior: tapering Egyptian-style architraves to at
least 5 ground-floor and 8 first-floor doorways. Doors with 3 large
horizontal panels with proud verges. Deep moulded skirting boards.
Slightly-coved cornices. Plain, slightly raised ceiling friezes. Shown
in 1912 sales particulars with pedimented upper storey to entrance

Listing NGR: TQ7852943110

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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