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River House Including Garage (Former Coach House and Tack Room) Coal House and Stabling, River

Description: River House Including Garage (Former Coach House and Tack Room) Coal House and Stabling

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 August 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 177838

OS Grid Reference: TR2946343251
OS Grid Coordinates: 629463, 143251
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1425, 1.2791

Location: Valley Road, River, Kent CT17 0QN

Locality: River
Local Authority: Dover District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT17 0QN

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Listing Text

No 33 (River House)
including Garage (former
Coach House and Tack Room)
Coal House and Stabling
TR 24 SW SP/674



House, with attached garage (formerly Coach House & Tack Room) Coal House & Stabling.
Late C18 to early C19. Brick; rendered quoins and plain parapet with coping conceal-
ing slate roof. Two parallel ranges. Two storey three bay front elevation with
rubbed brick voussoirs to windows and band at impost level. Sash windows with glazing
bars, all three panes wide and four deep except for centre three-light first floor
sash. Ground floor windows are set within shallow semi-circular brick arches. Three
steps lead up to entrance in later rendered rectangular porch with cornice, with two
two-panel doors and overlight at front entrance and a semi-circular headed window in
each return. Attached to house at rear is coal house and stabling. Early to Mid-
C19. Red brick in Flemish bond, the right side painted, and slate roof. 2 builds.
Left hand coal house has C19 casement, early C19 sliding sash, 2 doorcases with
cambered head linings and plank doors and cambered opening for delivering coal with
plank door and iron hinges. Right hand stabling with hayloft has left side inserted
C20 doors with wooden lintel (2 older cambered arches remain above) and C20 casement
in original cambered opening. Two futher cambered openings to right hand sides.
Cogged eaves cornice to rear. Interior has brick floor and right hand internal
entrance to hayloft panelled with large iron hinges. To left hand side is brick
link with plank ledged and braced door in wooden surround to garage formerly coach
house and tack room.. This is probably late C18 in origin altered mid-C19. Red brick
with some grey headers and hipped slate roofs, one storey. 2 parallel ranges.
Modillion eaves cornice and plinth. Right side elevation has modern garage doors.
2 cambered headed doorcases and cambered headed sash with four panes and horns. One
blocked window to right hand side with rubbed brick voussoirs. Thought to have been
converted into a Union Workhouse circa 1790, a Wesleyan Chapel in 1835, a private
school in 1843, and to have reverted to a private residence in 1850s or 60s.

Listing NGR: TR3110241449

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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