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Aylesford Station, Aylesford

Description: Aylesford Station

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 179265

OS Grid Reference: TQ7201158690
OS Grid Coordinates: 572011, 158690
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3013, 0.4661

Location: Station Road, Aylesford, Kent ME20 7QR

Locality: Aylesford
Local Authority: Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME20 7QR

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Listing Text

TQ 75 NW & TQ 7258
(north side)
8/92 and 12/92
Aylesford Station


Railway station. 1856. For South-Eastern Railway. Random dressed stone with
ashlar quoins and dressings. Plain and fish scale tiled roof with left end stack
to left wing and right end stack to taller central block, both corbelled out from
the gable. The upper parts of the stacks have been taken down leaving tall
square plinths. Projecting stack on front of outer right-hand wing. Gable
parapets with kneelers and ridge crestings. 1½ storeys, except 2 storeys in
inner right-hand wing and 1 storey in outer right-hand wing. Central block:
Central gabled semi-dormer with gable parapets and kneelers. l-bay first floor,
2-bay ground floor, all 2-light mullioned windows with hexagonal lozenge lattice
iron casements. Central entrance with depressed pointed arch and later C20
glazed doors and over-light. Left wing: 1 bay with gabled semi-dormer with
parapet and kneelers containing sash window over 2-light mullion window below
with hezagonal lozenge lattice iron casements. Extension to left 1 storey with
single lattice casement to right and coped parapet. Inner right wing: 1 bay with
lattice casements. Outer right wing: Lower blank coped gable end abutted by
1 storey gabled block to the front and right. Stack, already mentioned above, on
front face, with arched doorway and single lattice casement in left-hand
re-entrant angle. Designed to match in style and materials the needy school (qv).

Listing NGR: TQ7279358806

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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