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Sorrento, Staplehurst

Description: Sorrento

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 August 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 174640

OS Grid Reference: TQ7851744064
OS Grid Coordinates: 578517, 144064
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1680, 0.5520

Location: Station Road, Staplehurst, Kent TN12 0PZ

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

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Listing Text

TQ 74 SE (West side)
9.8.1974 Sorrento


Detached villa. Mid C19. Stuccoed, with slate roof. Double depth.
2 storeys, on stuccoed plinth. Plat band. Raised stuccoed quoins.
Flat eaves soffits. Narrow central bay breaks back. Roofs of 2 outer
bays hipped to front, hips returning. Stuccoed gable end stacks
projecting with eaves soffits, and with corniced tops crowned with
semi-circular motifs. Regular 3-window front of one 16-pane sash in
moulded architrave with plain consoles to cills, to each outer bay,
and one similar 4-pane sash to centre. Moulded consoled cornices and
consoled iron balcon ettes to ground-floor windows. Central panelled
door with rectangular fanlight, in open stuccoed Doric porch with
plain frieze and moulded cornice, surmounted by iron railings forming
balcony under first-floor window. Interior not inspected. See also
item 3/172.

Listing NGR: TQ7851644062

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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