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Willow Grove, Yalding

Description: Willow Grove

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 174965

OS Grid Reference: TQ6956249906
OS Grid Coordinates: 569562, 149906
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2232, 0.4268

Location: B2162, Yalding, Kent ME18 6HU

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

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Listing Text

TQ 6949
(south-east side)
7/164 Willow Grove
(formerly listed
23-5-67 under High Street,
east-west Arm)

House. Late C18, circa 1800, early C19, and mid C19. Front range painted
brick with slate roof, rear range red and grey brick with plain tile roof.
Late C18 house, with parallel front range added in c.1800. Early C19
addition to left end of front range, and mid C19 addition to left end of
rear range. 2 storeys and attic. Front elevation: chamfered brick
plinth. Plat band to c.1800 section. Plain parapet. Straight-joint in
brickwork wall to left of centre. Gabled roof to each range. Projecting
brick gable end stacks to front range. Three flat-roofed dormers with
paned lights. Regular (c.1800) three-window front of bowed sixteen-pane
sashes, each with plain frieze and moulded cornice; one to left and two
to right of straight joint. Left ground-floor window similar, but without
frieze and cornice, and with painted brick or mathematical tiles between it
and first floor. Similar painted brick or tile bow under right window,
but with later C19 flat-roofed rectangular ground-floor bay window under.
Central half-glazed and panelled double doors with flat bracketed hood,
up three stone steps. Rear elevation of late C18 section has dentilled brick
eaves cornice, two hipped dormers, and regular three-window front of two
three-light and central two-light leaded casements; segmental heads to
ground-floor windows. Single-storey central red brick bakehouse to rear,
with plain tile roof hipped to left, and gabled with stack to right.
Weatherboarded section with plain tile roof between it and house.
Interior: doors with two broad panels. Iron grates. Niches flanking
fireplace. Walled staircases. Staggered butt purlin roof to late C18
section. Ceiled roof with long raking windbraces to c.1800 section.

Listing NGR: TQ6956249906

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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