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Latitude: 51.1907 / 51°11'26"N
Longitude: 0.4534 / 0°27'12"E
OS Eastings: 571535
OS Northings: 146362
OS Grid: TQ715463
Mapcode National: GBR PS3.7FN
Mapcode Global: VHJMR.TB1J
Entry Name: Eatons
Listing Date: 14 October 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1115130
English Heritage Legacy ID: 174878
Location: Collier Street, Maidstone, Kent, TN12
Civil Parish: Collier Street
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
Church of England Parish: Collier Street St Margaret
Church of England Diocese: Rochester
TQ 74 NW
Farmhouse, now house. C17, with early C19 additions and facade, extended
in circa 1981 and 1986. Timber framed. Ground floor painted brick.
First floor tile-hung, except left gable end which is weatherboarded.
Plain tile roof. 5 bays; two C17 timber-framed bays with narrower left
(north) end bay; single-bay early Cl9 addition to right end, and single-
bay addition of c.1981 to right of that. 2 storeys and attic. Stone
plinth to left end, brick plinth to rest. Gabled. Projecting gable-end
stack to left, with painted brick base in English bond and red and grey
brick flue. Red brick stack in front slope of roof, to right end of C19
addition. Dormer with lean-to roof and paned three-light casement towards
left end. Irregular fenestration of 4 casements; two three-light to C17
section, one two-light to Cl9 section and one two-light to C20 addition.
Five paned ground-floor casements. Rear lean-to to left, with slender red
and grey brick left end stack and boarded rear door. Short two-storey C19
addition to rear of C19 bay, in same materials as main range, with gabled
plain-tile roof and boarded door in gable end. Two-storey 1986 rear
return wing to right, in similar materials to main range, gabled to rear
and with one two-light and one three-light paned casement to first floor
of long right side. Boarded door towards rear of left side. Interior:
C17 section: chamfered cross beam about 5' to right of stack. Chamfered
axial beam to principal left bay. Axial beam to right bay morticed for
partition. Gunstock jowls to principal posts. Partly ceiled roof with
curved windbraces and non-extant collars. Tension-braced partition.
Blocked two-light diamond mullion first-floor window to rear of principal
left bay. Mortices for similar three-light ground-floor window to former
right gable end. Brick fireplace to left, with wooden bressumer and
early C19 cupboard with dentilled cornice.
Listing NGR: TQ7153546362
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