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Rose's Shop Smeeton The Woodstove Trading Company, Marden

Description: Rose's Shop Smeeton The Woodstove Trading Company

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 174723

OS Grid Reference: TQ7465244570
OS Grid Coordinates: 574652, 144570
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1737, 0.4971

Location: 8 B2079, 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-east side)

5/65 The Woodstove Trading
Company, 1 Maidstone
23.5.67 Road, Rose's Shop, and
No.2 High Street
(Smeeton) . (Formerly
listed as No.1,No.2)


House and shop row. Early C17, with later additions and early C19
facade. Central rear wing timber framed with rendered infilling.
Ground floor of front elevation red and grey brick in Flemish bond,
first floor tile-hung. Plain tile roof. Range fronting High Street,
with long left return wing to Maidstone Road, and rounded corner.
Long early C17 central rear wing adjacent to, but projecting beyond,
left wing. Short wing at right-angles to centre of right side of
central wing. Front range: 2 storeys. Roof hipped to rear of left
wing and rounded to corner. Brick ridge stack towards left end of
front range. Irregular fenestration of 6 windows; 2 twelve-pane
sashes set lower than rest, towards rear of left wing, one two-light
casement towards centre of left wing, and another to corner, and one
four-pane and one sixteen-pane sash to front elevation. Half-glazed
door towards rear of left wing, to the Woodstove Trading Company,
half-glazed door with flat bracketed hood towards centre of left
wing, to No.1, another to left wing towards corner, to Rose's, door
of 6 fielded panels under stack and another to right end of Smeeton
both with flat bracketed hoods. Central rear wing:gable end: 2
storeys and garret. Ground floor painted brick and render, first
floor close-studded, with frieze of small square quadrant-braced
panels flanking windows. Similar but larger panels to gable below
collar, close-studding above. Moulded midrail or former jetty
bressummer. Gable jettied on moulded bressummer and shaped brackets.
Moulded bargeboards and pendant. Brick ridge stack towards centre of
wing. Three-light first-floor window with evidence for oriel, and
with two-light ovolo-moulded mullion frieze windows with diamond
subsidiary mullions. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: TQ7465444572

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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