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Bridge Cottage Kingsland Cottages, Yalding

Description: Bridge Cottage Kingsland Cottages

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 December 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 174841

OS Grid Reference: TQ6972949935
OS Grid Coordinates: 569729, 149935
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2234, 0.4292

Location: B2162, Yalding, Kent ME18 6EL

Locality: Yalding
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME18 6EL

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Listing Text

TQ 6949
(north-east side)
7/42 (Formerly known as
High Street,
East-West Arm)
Nos. 1-4 (inclusive)
Kingsland Cottages,
and Bridge Cottage(formerly
listed as Prentice
GV II Store)

House row. Left end possibly formerly a special purpose building. Right
section late C18 or early C19. Left section has late C18 or early C19 facade
to a possibly earlier core. Left section has red brick in Flemish bond to
ground floor, and tile-hung first floor, Chequered red and grey brick to
both floors of right section. Plain tile roof. 2 storeys and attics. Brick
and rendered plinth to left section, ragstone plinth with brick top course
to right. Red and grey brick plat band in English bond to right section.
Moulded wooden eaves cornice to whole row. Half hipped roof. Brick stack
in front slope of roof to left of centre, rear stack to right of centre, and
projecting red and grey brick gable end stack to right. Five small hipped
dormers. Irregular fenestration of 5 wooden casements; none to left end,
and two three-light flanking left stack, to left section, and one three-light
and two two-light with segmental heads to right section. Segmental heads
to ground-floor casements of both sections. Boarded door in architrave with
pulvinated frieze and modillioned cornice, up three steps towards front of
left gable end, to Bridge Cottage. Blocked doorway, now containing two-
light casement, towards centre of section between left stack and left end.
Plain door under left stack to No. 1; door with six fielded panels to left
end of right section (towards centre of whole range), to No. 2; and pair
of half-glazed doors between central and right windows of right section, to
Nos. 3 and 4. Two or three steps, and flat floating hood to each door,
(hoods to Nos. 3 and 4 continuous). Rear lean-to to whole range.
Interior: only partly inspected. Softwood axial beams, steep rear staircase
and roof of (probably) staggered butt purlins to No. 2.

Listing NGR: TQ6972949935

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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