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Barrack Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Broomfield and Kingswood, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2422 / 51°14'31"N

Longitude: 0.6332 / 0°37'59"E

OS Eastings: 583894

OS Northings: 152514

OS Grid: TQ838525

Mapcode National: GBR QT2.4WR

Mapcode Global: VHJMN.X1LL

Entry Name: Barrack Cottages

Listing Date: 26 April 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1060943

English Heritage Legacy ID: 174032

Location: Broomfield and Kingswood, Maidstone, Kent, ME17

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Civil Parish: Broomfield and Kingswood

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

BROOMFIELD LOWER BROOMFIELD
TQ 85 SW ROAD
(west side)
2/15 Barrack Cottages
26.4.68
GV II

Cottage row. Early 19th century. Coursed galletted stone on
galletted stone plinth, with end pilaster strips and broad full-
height central panel in chequered red and grey brick. Two 3-course
plat bands in English bond with central grey brick header course;
one above plinth and one between floors. Red brick window and door
dressings. Two parallel ranges. 2 storeys and cellars, with
dentilled red brick eaves cornice. Hipped roof, hips returning to
right and left. 4 stacks; one towards each end, one at left end
and one to rear at right end. Regular 7-window front of deeply
recessed round-headed 2-light casements with projecting keystones
and cills; one to central panel and 3 smaller ones to each side
section. No keystone to central window. 8 ground-floor windows
in pairs under outer windows of each side section. 3 recessed
round-headed boarded doors, central door broader, each with 2
segmental top lights; one to central panel and one to centre of
each side section, that to right up 2 steps. Broad chamfered wooden
hood over central door. Coach house added to right. Stone with red
brick dressings. 2 storeys. Lean-to roof with stone-coped parapet.
One window in same style as cottages. Blocked double doorway to
ground floor. Single-storey stone lean-to added to right of coach-
house, formerly part of a bullock yard. Interior not inspected, but
said to retain original doors. Associated with Leeds Castle.


Listing NGR: TQ8389452514

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