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Garden House, West Farleigh Hall, West Farleigh

Description: Garden House, West Farleigh Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 174824

OS Grid Reference: TQ7134652575
OS Grid Coordinates: 571346, 152575
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2466, 0.4536

Location: B2163, West Farleigh, Kent ME15 0PE

Locality: West Farleigh
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME15 0PE

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Listing Text

TQ 75 SW
(East side)
2/21 Garden House, West Farleigh Hall
(formerly listed
23-5-67 as West Farleigh
Hall, The Stables)

Stables and coach house, now house. Late C18. Red and grey brick in
Flemish bond. Slate roof. 2-storey central section (probably the coach
house), built gable-end on to courtyard, with single-storey lean-to
flanking sections (probably stables). Chamfered brick plinth. Plat band.
Front gable-ends of lean-tos built up as blind two-storey brick facades
with plain parapet. Central section breaks forward slightly, with
pedimented gable, the base plat band of which continues the line of the
flanking parapet coping. Brick stack towards front, and another towards
rear, of left side of central section. Hexagonal wooden bell cupola with
modillioned cornice, leaded onion dome and weathervane, towards front of
central section. Regular 5-window front of two blind windows with splayed
rubbed brick voussoirs to each flanking section, and central Diocletian
window, the central light of which forms the top of a half-glazed door
which drops through the plat band to the lintel of the panelled ground-
floor garage doors. Flanking sections have doubly-recessed arcading to
ground floor with rubbed brick voussoirs and plat band at impost level.
Each of four arches contains semi-circular fanlight with radiating glazing
bars. Two inner arches have twelve-pane sashes with horns. Left end
arch has boarded door to Garden House, right end has boarded door with
four-light rectangular top light (beneath the fanlight). Interior not
inspected. (Country Life 14th September 1967).

Listing NGR: TQ7134652575

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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