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Former Barn and Byres About 40 Metres West of Court Lodge, Yalding

Description: Former Barn and Byres About 40 Metres West of Court Lodge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 174931

OS Grid Reference: TQ6981150216
OS Grid Coordinates: 569811, 150216
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2259, 0.4306

Location: Maidstone Road, Yalding, Kent ME18 6HB

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

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Listing Text

TQ 6950
(west side)
Former Barn and Byres
about 40 metres west
of Court Lodge.
(formerly listed
under Kenward Street).

Barn. Four south bays subsequently converted to oast house. Now house pair.
C17 or early C18, converted to houses 1986. Timber framed, weatherboarded,
with plain tile roof. 7 timber-framed bays with front and rear aisles.
Midstrey to third bay from north end. Four south end bays formerly converted
to oast house with brick-based kilns to aisles, and with lath and straw-daub
plenum chambers. Single storey and garret, on red and grey brick plinth.
Steeply-pitched gabled roof with no dormer windows. Irregular fenestration
to east, of 3 three-light casements to south of porch and none to north under
eaves, and four to south and three to north on ground floor. Weatherboarded
east porch rising from aisle to north of centre, with gabled roof jettied
forwards on shaped solid-spandrel brackets. Similar porch to west side of
former midstrey. 1986 doorways. Interior: gunstock - jowled principal posts
on high brick padstones. Staggered butt purlin roof, but with continuous
purlin to two south bays.
Raked queen posts to purlins between two south bays, raked queen struts to
collars to rest. Intermediate collars. Virtually straight arch brace to
arcade plate at south end. Face-halved arcade-plate scarf joints. Kilns
non-extant. Former byres: early C19. Single-storey, running east from north
and south ends of east side of barn. Each range formerly seven bays, now six,
open to yard with posts on padstones. Rear walls red and grey brick in
Flemish bond, with dentilled brick eaves cornice, and each wall with boarded
door towards cast end. Plain tile roofs, hipped to east.

Listing NGR: TQ6981150216

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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