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Leybourne Grange, Leybourne

Description: Leybourne Grange

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 179372

OS Grid Reference: TQ6789759353
OS Grid Coordinates: 567897, 159353
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3085, 0.4075

Location: Leybourne, Kent ME19 5AA

Locality: Leybourne
Local Authority: Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME19 5AA

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Listing Text

TQ 65 NE
(west side)
- Leybourne Grange

- II

Country house, now administration building for Leybourne Mental Hospital. Circa
1850 by S W Dawkes. Stuccoed facades with raised quoins to central and end pro-
jections on 1st 2-storey and panelled pilasters to attic storey. String course
between ground and 1st floors, cornice between 1st and attic floors and parapet
with cornice moulding over attic. Slate hipped roofs, masked by parapet with
various stacks, 2 of which stand in centre of parapet of end projections and are
arched on line of parapet. Central projection crowned by pediment broken by open
pedimented medicine framing coat-of-arms. 2 storeys and attic, the attic forming
an almost complete 3rd storey. Regular 11-bay facade, though the central
projection is divided into 2 bays on attic storey with a single triple-arched
window below. Pair of windows flanking central entrance. Glazing bar sashes
throughout except sashes on ground floor and sashes without glazing bars in
central lst floor window and in 2 windows flanking main door. Ground and 1st
floor windows have segment-headed eared surrounds with cill brackets. Central
ground floor ponte-conchere with balustrade over 6 columns, paired at each end
and with single columns dividing the wider central opening and the narrower
flanking openings. Doubled half-glazed doors behind, with overlight.

Listing NGR: TQ6858258935

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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