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Court Lodge and Attached Outbuilding to North West, West Farleigh

Description: Court Lodge and Attached Outbuilding to North West

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 174828

OS Grid Reference: TQ7172453527
OS Grid Coordinates: 571724, 153527
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2550, 0.4595

Location: B2010, 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
(North side)
2/25 Court Lodge and
outbuilding to

House. Early C19. Faced with Roman cement. Slate roof. Double depth.
3 storeys. Banded rustication to ground floor, channelling to upper
floors. Pronounced plat band between ground and first floors. Less
emphasised plat band with moulded top under second-floor windows. Flat
eaves soffits with moulded wooden outer cornice. Hipped roof. Rendered
stacks to right and left of centre. Small central wooden cupola. Regular
5- window front of recessed windows; nine-pane second-floor sashes,
twelve-pane first-floor sashes, and paned French windows with blind boxes
to ground floor. Windows of upper floors alternate with giant anthepion
pilasters whose bases rest on the lower plat band. Two similar pilasters
towards front of three-window left return elevation. Semi-circular single-
storey bay to front of left gable end, with plain parapet continued from
plat band of front elevation, bowed French windows with blind boxes, and
with keystones suggested within rustication. Single-storey rendered
addition with balustraded parapet to right gable end, Low two-storey
addition at right-angles towards rear of left gable end, rendered, with
hipped slate roof, and one tripartite sash to each floor. Outbuilding,
probably formerly stable block, attached to left of two-storey addition,
with channelled render to facade, and hipped slate roof. Facade has
parapet, plain eaves band and central triangular pediment. Beneath
pediment Doric pilasters form three bays, with paired pilasters to outer
ends, under plain band or frieze. Long brick left return elevation.
Interior: early C19 staircase with wreathed handrail. Rest not inspected.

Listing NGR: TQ7171453526

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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