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The Old House, Yalding

Description: The Old House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 174980

OS Grid Reference: TQ6909646249
OS Grid Coordinates: 569096, 146249
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1904, 0.4185

Location: Queen Street, Yalding, Kent TN12 6PN

Locality: Yalding
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN12 6PN

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Listing Text

In the entry for:-
TQ 64 NE
(east side)
3/98 Fowle Hall
Upper Fowle Hall
23.5.67 (formerly listed as The
Old House Fowlhall)

The entry shall be amended to read:-

(east side)
3/98 The Old House


TQ 64 NE
(east side)
Fowle Hall
Upper Fowle Hall
(formerly listed
23-5-67 as The Old House,

Marked on O.S. map as Fowle Hall. Farmhouse, now house. C17, with late C18
parallel front range. Both ranges timber framed. Front elevation of front
range clad with white-painted wooden blocks or lengths of thick boarding,
grooved in imitation of coursed masonry. Gable ends of both ranges tile-hung
on first floor. Slate roof to front range, plain tile roof to rear. Rear
range of approximately 4 timber-framed bays. Added front range, of similar
length. Front range: 2 storeys, on painted brick plinth. Flat eaves soffits
with evenly-spaced Ionic modillions. Hipped roof. Projecting red and grey
brick stack in Flemish bond with tile-hung shoulders, spanning almost the whole
width of left gable end. Smaller projecting red and grey brick gable end
stack to right. Regular 3-window front of tripartite sashes to right and left,
and central sixteen-pane sash, all with thin glazing bars, in open boxes, with
reeded architraves. Two similar tripartite sashes to ground floor. Central
door of six flush panels, with rectangular fanlight with radiating glazing bars,
in rectangular architrave, up two stone steps. Rear range: 2 storeys and attic,
with eaves similar height to front range. Roof half-hipped to left, hipped
to right. Brick ridge stack to left of centre; and slender projecting gable
end stack to right. Two gabled two-light dormers to rear, and rear casements
to ground and first floors. Single-storey addition to rear to right. Interior:
only partly inspected. Exposed framing and inglenook fireplace to ground floor
of rear range. Late C18 features to front range.

Listing NGR: TQ6909646249

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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