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Grays House hadlow Bakery

A Grade II Listed Building in Hadlow, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2234 / 51°13'24"N

Longitude: 0.3375 / 0°20'14"E

OS Eastings: 563320

OS Northings: 149726

OS Grid: TQ633497

Mapcode National: GBR NQ7.84M

Mapcode Global: VHHQ1.SJR0

Entry Name: Grays House hadlow Bakery

Listing Date: 20 October 1954

Last Amended: 19 February 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1070450

English Heritage Legacy ID: 179516

Location: Hadlow, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, TN11

County: Kent

District: Tonbridge and Malling

Civil Parish: Hadlow

Built-Up Area: Hadlow

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Hadlow

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

HADLOW HIGH STREET (south end)
TQ 63 49
7/80 Hadlow Bakery and
Grays House

GV II

2 houses and a shop. Late C18 with some C19 and C20 modernisations. Flemish
bond red brick with decorative burnt headers, gable ends are peg-tile hung at
attic level, adjoining bakery service building is weatherboarded; brick stacks
and chimneyshafts with some C19 chimneyshafts; peg-tile roof.

Plan: Terrace of 3 houses. Facing north west and built along the street.
The right (south western) house is Grays House and now used by Lloyds Bank.
Its plan is one-room wide and 2 rooms deep, stack projecting from right end
wall and front entrance to left entrance hall and staircase. The rest of the
block is Hadlow Bakery. The centre house is a mirror plan of Grays House.
The left end house was probably mirror plan again but was converted to a shop
in the early C19. Axial stack between the bakery house and shop sections
serves back-to-back fireplaces. Bakery in outbuildings to rear of the shop
with a service block projecting to left (north east) and set back from the
terrace front.

Main block is 2 storeys with attics in the roofspace.

Exterior: Main block has regular 3-window front, one to each unit. The right
bay (Grays House) has late C19 6-pane sashes and the doorway contains a
contemporary top-glazed 9-panel door. Other windows are tripartite sashes
containing central 9-pane sashes and ground floor left is a heavily restored
early C19 shop window; timber frame with pilasters and moulded entablature and
window has glazing bars. Bakery house doorway, alongside the one to Grays
House, contains a part-glazed 4-panel door. Both doorways and the windows
each side have low segmental arches over. Tall mansard roof is half-hipped
each end and includes 6 flat-roofed dormer windows.

Lower service block to left and set back has garage doors across the ground
floor and a single first floor casement with glazing bars. Roof is gable-
ended.

Hadlow Bakery and Grays House form part of a group with the lodges and gateway
to Hadlow Castle (q.v.).


Listing NGR: TQ6332049725

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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