British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

Church Cottage Church Cottages The Hollies, Yalding

Description: Church Cottage Church Cottages The Hollies

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 174907

OS Grid Reference: TQ6987850136
OS Grid Coordinates: 569878, 150136
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2251, 0.4315

Location: B2010, Yalding, Kent ME18 6HU

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

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Explore more of the area around Yalding, Kent at Explore Britain.

Listing Text

TQ 6950
(east side)
Nos. 1, 2 and 3
Church Cottages,
23-5-67 The Hollies, and Church
Cottage (formerly
listed under High
Street, North Arm, as
Church Cottages)

House row. Probably C17, with C18 alterations, partly C18 facade, and late
C18 addition to right. Timber framed. Exposed principal posts with red
brick infilling to ground floor, first floor plastered to front. Right
return weatherboarded on both floors. Long left side of wing stone on ground
floor, timber-framed above. Right addition red brick to ground floor, red
and grey mathematical tiles to first floor. Plain tile roofs. Main range
approximately 5 timber-framed bays, with rear return wing to right of at
least 3 timber-framed bays. Shorter late C18 addition at right-angles to,
and towards rear of, long right side of wing. 2 storeys and attics. Roof
of main range half-hipped to left, hipped to right, hip returning to rear.
Right addition gabled to right, with similar eaves to main range, but lower
ridge. Projecting brick gable end stack to left, and ridge stack to left of
centre (apparently to left end of third timber-framed bay from left). Brick
ridge stack to rear of second timber-framed bay of wing, and projecting red
and grey brick gable end stack to right addition. Three flat-roofed two-
light dormers to main range, two to right return, and one to right addition.
Irregular fenestration of 9 casements; two small two-light to left of main
range stack, one three-light and two small two-light to right, one two-light
and one three-light to right return, and one two-light and one three-light
to right addition. Boarded door with flat bracketed hood to right end of
left end bay, to No. 3. Ribbed door with rectangular light towards left end
of fourth bay from left, to No. 2. Half-glazed door to No. 1 towards right
end, with-unbracketed plain-tile canopy, painted round base in late C18
lettering "Hats by Retail". Rear first-floor door to The Hollies, towards
centre of main range. Half-glazed door with flat corniced hood to right
addition, to Church Cottage. Rear lean-to to right addition. Gas bracket
over second ground-floor window from right end of main range. Interior:
only partly inspected. Right end bay of main range has chamfered beams,
gunstock-jowled posts, and curved first-floor tension- braces to right gable
end. Front bays of wing also have exposed framing, and stone stack bearing
(added?) date 1742. Daub infilling. First-floor room towards centre of
main range has shaped gunstock jowls and re-used ovolo-moulded timber.
Face-halved wall-plate scarf joints to centre and right end of main range
and to wing. Right end of main range probably used as Milliner's towards
end of C18.

Listing NGR: TQ6989050111

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.