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Nettlestead Green House, Nettlestead

Description: Nettlestead Green House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 174810

OS Grid Reference: TQ6822651131
OS Grid Coordinates: 568226, 151131
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2346, 0.4083

Location: Maidstone Road, Nettlestead, Kent ME18 5HE

Locality: Nettlestead
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME18 5HE

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Listing Text

TQ 65 SE
(West side)
Green House
(Formerly listed
as Green Farm

Farmhouse, now house. Late C14 or early C15, with alterations of C16 or
early C17, C19 and 1920s. Timber framed, clad with weatherboarding.
Right gable end rebuilt in roughly coursed ragstone. Plain tile roof.
5 timber-framed bays open hall of 2 roughly equal-length bays, with
storeyed end bays, that to right with further integral narrow bay to
its right end. 2 storeys on ragstone plinth. Gable end jetty to left.
Steeply-pitched hipped roof. Brick stack in front slope of roof to
left end of right hall bay, and gable end stack to right. Irregular
fenestration of 4 leaded windows; one three-light casement to left end
bay, another in a weatherboarded through dormer with hipped plain tile
roof to each hall bay, and one small four-light diamond mullion window
with latticed glazing towards right end. Boarded door to right end of
right hall bay. Short two-storey weatherboarded 1920s rear wing to left,
with plain tile roof and brick stack. Interior: exposed framing.
Moulded and brattished left end-of-hall beam. Shaped jowls to principal
posts. Moulded central truss posts. Chamfered central tie-beam with
hollow-chamfered arch braces which would have met towards centre. Slender
moulded octagonal crown post. Chamfered cornice-beam extant along rear
wall of hall. Plain end-of-hall crown posts with foot braces. Two
chamfered pointed-arched service doors to right end of hall, and plain
architrave in same wall towards rear, to solid-tread stairs rising within
storeyed right bay. Chamfered cross beam and joists to inserted hall
floor. Brick fireplace.

Listing NGR: TQ6822651131

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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