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Snowfield

A Grade II Listed Building in Bearsted, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.274 / 51°16'26"N

Longitude: 0.5756 / 0°34'32"E

OS Eastings: 579747

OS Northings: 155915

OS Grid: TQ797559

Mapcode National: GBR PR9.2B6

Mapcode Global: VHJMF.X7MN

Entry Name: Snowfield

Listing Date: 20 July 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1086270

English Heritage Legacy ID: 173549

Location: Bearsted, Maidstone, Kent, ME14

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Civil Parish: Bearsted

Built-Up Area: Maidstone

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

BEARSTED YEOMAN LANE
To 75 NE
(west side)
5/43
Snowfield
II
House. C19, rebuilt Circa 1911 by A.N. Prentice in an early C18
style, for Montagu Barstow, husband of Baroness Orczy . Red brick
with plain tile roof. 2 storeys with plinth, quoins, cement-
rendered platt band, moulded wood eaves cornice and panelled
stone-coped parapet. 3 stacks well behind parapet, one towards
each end and one well to right of centre. Regular 7 window
front of 6 glazing bar sashes with thick glazing bars, cement
cills and segmental heads with gauged brick voussoirs and cement
rendered keystones. 2 bays at either end project to front. Central
venetian window in stone, with flagpole above. Doorcase of
fluted pilasters carrying entablature of triglyphs alternating
with military emblems, with triangular pediment over. Early-to-
mid C19 service block remains in evidence to rear on left side.
Interior: contains structure but no direct evidence of, C19
building. All detailing carefully worked in an early C18 style,
virtually unaltered since. High standards of craftsmanship
throughout. House of Baroness Orczy circa 1905 - 1919.


Listing NGR: TQ7974755915

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