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Forge House and Barrow House and Railings to North

A Grade II Listed Building in Borden, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3344 / 51°20'4"N

Longitude: 0.7014 / 0°42'5"E

OS Eastings: 588279

OS Northings: 162948

OS Grid: TQ882629

Mapcode National: GBR QS0.B4V

Mapcode Global: VHKJL.3QPC

Entry Name: Forge House and Barrow House and Railings to North

Listing Date: 27 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1069391

English Heritage Legacy ID: 176066

Location: Borden, Swale, Kent, ME9

County: Kent

District: Swale

Civil Parish: Borden

Built-Up Area: Borden

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

TQ 86 SE BORDEN THE STREET
(south side)

5/34 Forge House and
Barrow house and
Railings to north

GV II

Two houses and Assembly Rooms. 1823. White brick and slate roof.
Two storeys on basement, and hipped roof with 4 stacks evenly
spaced. Regular fenestration of 6 glazing bar sash windows on
first floor with cambered and gauged heads, and 4 glazing bar
sash with gauged basket arches on ground floor. Two 6 panelled
doors left and right with semi-circular traceried fanlights in
gauged arched surrounds at top of flight of 2 steps. Interior:
preserved are the meeting rooms of the Barrow's Trust with marble
fireplace, panelled walls and carved and moulded frieze. Fore-
court enclosed by fleur-de-lys iron rails, 30 yards in length.
Rear elevation with plaque inscribed:
Erected
By Mr. Barrow's
Trustees
Richard Tylden Esq.
William Bland Jnr. Esq.
Revd. R.O. Tylden
William Baldwin Esq.
1823
The Trust still maintains charitable functions and meets in the Rooms.


Listing NGR: TQ8828362946

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