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Albion House, Marden

Description: Albion House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 174660

OS Grid Reference: TQ7467744413
OS Grid Coordinates: 574677, 144413
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1723, 0.4973

Location: Roundel Way, Marden, Kent TN12 9EA

Locality: Marden
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN12 9EA

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Listing Text

(south-west side)

5/4 Albion House


House, formerly cottages, now house pair. C16, with late C16 or early
C17, and early C20 additions. Timber framed, weatherboarded, with
plain tile roof. Late C16 or early C17 house of 2 timber-framed bays,
with a third bay to left rebuilt in C19 or early C20. Single-bay rear
wing towards centre, probably a fragment of an earlier C16 house.
1920s cross-wing to left flush to front and weatherboarded. 2 storeys
on rendered brick plinth. Jettied gable on brackets to front of left
wing. Roof of main range half-hipped to right. Multiple red and grey
brick stack to right end of central bay of main range. Irregular
fenestration of 4 sashes; one two-storey canted bay with three two-
pane first-floor sashes to left wing, one sash window with eight-pane
upper and single-pane lower sash, to each end of main range and small
eight-pane sash to left of stack. Door to left return elevation and
half-glazed door in weatherboarded rear return wing to right.
Interior: exposed framing. Chamfered cross and axial beams. Gunstock-
jowled posts. Three-light diamond mullion window and grooves for
vertically-sliding shutter to rear wall of main range. Sans-purlin
collared common-rafter roof to central rear wing. Partly rebuilt
clasped-purlin roof to main range, with diminishing principal
rafters, and windbraces.

Listing NGR: TQ7467644415

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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