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Bishop House jewell House

A Grade II Listed Building in Marden, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1706 / 51°10'14"N

Longitude: 0.4981 / 0°29'53"E

OS Eastings: 574737

OS Northings: 144228

OS Grid: TQ747442

Mapcode National: GBR PSC.DRX

Mapcode Global: VHJMS.LV60

Entry Name: Bishop House jewell House

Listing Date: 23 May 1967

Last Amended: 23 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1060707

English Heritage Legacy ID: 174661

Location: Marden, Maidstone, Kent, TN12

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Civil Parish: Marden

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

TQ 7444 MARDEN ALBION ROAD
(south-west side)

5/5 Bishop House and
Jewell House
23.5.67 (formerly listed as
Jewell House)

II

House. Early to mid C18Front elevation tile-hung on both floors.
Right return elevation clad with channelled render. Vertical wooden
fillet to each corner. Slate roof. Main range with wings projecting
forwards to right and left. 2 storeys and attics on rendered
chamfered plinth. Moulded wooden eaves cornice. Steeply-pitched roof,
each wing hipped to front. Rendered ridge stack to each wing, set
towards junction with main range. Flat-roofed dormer with bowed 12-
pane sash in moulded architrave, to front hip of each wing. Regular
4-window front of one two-storey tile-hung bow window with bowed
tripartite sash to each floor, to gable end of each wing, and one 12-
pane sash on each floor towards each end of main range. Central
double doors, each door of six fielded panels, set in moulded
architrave with two fielded panels over doors. Open semi-circular
distyle porch with plain frieze, modillions, and moulded cornice, up
3 semi-circular stone steps with slightly moulded risers, to Bishop
House to centre of main range. Half-glazed door towards centre of
left return elevation, to Jewell House. Interior: only partly
inspected. Reeded friezes and architraves, panelled doors to front,
and exposed wall posts and high axial beam to rear ground-floor room
of Jewell House. Bishop House has staircase with turned balusters,
and Ionic modillioned eaves cornice to front ground-floor room of
right wing.


Listing NGR: TQ7473544234

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