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The Olde Thatch, Yalding

Description: The Olde Thatch

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 174949

OS Grid Reference: TQ6919948718
OS Grid Coordinates: 569199, 148718
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2126, 0.4211

Location: Gravelly Ways, Yalding, Kent ME18 6BX

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

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Listing Text

TQ 64 NE
The Olde Thatch

House. C16, with addition of c.1982. Timber framed. Applied close-studding
to ground floor, first floor rendered. Plain tile roof (formerly thatched).
3 timber-framed bays; right end bay storeyed from beginning, central and
left bays possibly so. 2 storeys, on rendered plinth. Exposed framing
to rear, with principal posts, first-floor arch brace to left bay, central
stud to central bay, and tension brace to right bay. Half-hipped roof.
Central multiple brick ridge stack. Irregular fenestration of 3 casements,
two two-light and small central single-light. Ribbed door behind open
timber porch under stack. Single-storey addition of c.1982 to right, with
applied close-studding and steeply-pitched plain tile roof hipped to right.
Interior: exposed framing. Broad joists to right end bay, morticed for axial
partition, and with evidence for former gable-end jetty. Cross beam flush
with right side of stack and morticed for partition. Unmorticed cross beam
well to left of stack. Later joists to lett end bay. Three-light first-
floor diamond mullion window with pegged cill and shutter groove to rear of
right end. Edge-halved wall-plate scarf joint. Red brick fireplace in
English bond, with chamfered bressumer, blocked bread oven, to right side
of stack, ragstone wall to left side.

Listing NGR: TQ6919948718

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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