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Shepherd's House, Marden

Description: Shepherd's House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 174717

OS Grid Reference: TQ7446944615
OS Grid Coordinates: 574469, 144615
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1742, 0.4945

Location: Church Green, Marden, Kent TN12 9DP

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

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Listing Text

(north side)

5/59 Shepherd's House


House. Late C18 or early C19. Clad with channelled render. Roof slate
to front, plain tile to rear. Double depth. 2 storeys and attic.
Dentilled wooden eaves cornice. Mansard roof. Brick stacks towards
rear to right and left. Flat-roofed three-light dormer towards
centre. Regular three-window front of 16-pane sashes in open boxes.
Tall ground-floor windows with shallow moulded cornices. Central
panelled door with semi-circular fanlight with radiating glazing
bars. Porch with columns with reeded capitals, and with flat corniced
hood. Two short conjoined rear wings to right and left, with
chequered red and grey brick ground floor, tile-hung first floor and
roofs hipped to rear. Former stables attached to left, set back from
front elevation; ground floor painted brick, first floor tile-hung. 2
storeys and garret with half-hipped gambrel roof, lower pitch with
plain tiles, upper with slate. Irregular fenestration of two small
four-pane sashes. Long multipane first-floor rear window. Boarded and
garage doors to ground floor. Interior: Central staircase with stick
balusters. Central doorway between front and rear ranges on each
floor, with semi-circular fanlight with radiating glazing bars.
Panelled doors. Late C18 or early C19 fireplace and grate to each
room. Reeded borders to ceilings. Stone flag floor to rear left room.
Backs onto churchyard.

Listing NGR: TQ7446944615

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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