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Stables About 5 Metres West of Bow Hill House, Yalding

Description: Stables About 5 Metres West of Bow Hill House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 174872

OS Grid Reference: TQ6947051914
OS Grid Coordinates: 569470, 151914
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2412, 0.4265

Location: Hunt Street, Yalding, Kent ME18 6AJ

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

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Listing Text

TQ 65 SE
(South side)
1/71 Stables about 5
metres west of
Bow Hill House

Stables. Late C18 or early C19. Red and grey brick in Flemish bond.
Slate roof. Central coach-house gable-end to yard, with broad lean-to
stable to each side. Coach-house 2 storeys. Gable end of coach-house
breaks forwards from lean-tos. Dentilled brick eaves band and verge to
each lean-to, leading up towards the similar band and verges which form a
pedimented gable to the coach-house. Clock face within pedimented gable.
One three-light horizontally-sliding sash to first floor of coach-house.
Irregular ground-floor fenestration of one Diocletian window with rubbed
brick voussoirs to each lean-to. One two-light centrally-pivoting window
with segmental head to long side of each lean-to. Stable door with
splayed stone on rendered lintel to outer end of each lean-to. Tall
double doors with splayed brick voussoirs to gable end of coach-house.
Small tapering stone carved with mask in relief to each side of coach-
house window and over each stable door. Interior: three stalls to each
lean-to, each with rectangular opening above it, communicating with first-
floor hay-loft over coach-house. Each opening on right side has
semicircular wooden drum, or vertical shute, between it and hay-rack.
Stalls in left lean-to have iron newel posts with knob finials. Stairs
to hay-loft to front end of right lean-to and opening for similar to

Listing NGR: TQ6944051900

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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