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Forge Cottage, Yalding

Description: Forge Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 174860

OS Grid Reference: TQ6982349326
OS Grid Coordinates: 569823, 149326
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2179, 0.4303

Location: B2162, Yalding, Kent ME18 6EX

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

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Listing Text

TQ 6949
(South-west side)
Forge Cottage

House. Early C17 or earlier. Timber framed. Ground floor brick in
stretcher bond to left and left-central bays, rendered to right-central
and right end bays. Exposed framing with rendered infilling to first
floor. Plain tile roof. South-facing, built at right-angles to road.
2 storeys. Stone plinth. Facade divided by principal posts into 4
timber-framed bays. Right-central bay narrower than rest. Broadly-
spaced studding. Higher midrail to two central bays. Tension brace to
right end bay. Steeply-pitched hipped roof, with gablet to right. Brick
ridge stack to right-central bay. Irregular fenestration of 2 windows;
one four-light diamond mullion window to left-central bay and one small
two-light casement to right end. Slight evidence of blocked doorway
under stack. Half-glazed door towards centre of right end bay. Short
two-storey addition to left gable end; ground floor brick, first floor
weatherboarded, plain tile roof, and no first-floor windows. Interior
not inspected.

Listing NGR: TQ6982249326

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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