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Hill House, and Steps and Railings Attached

A Grade II Listed Building in Staplehurst, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1586 / 51°9'31"N

Longitude: 0.5527 / 0°33'9"E

OS Eastings: 578597

OS Northings: 143027

OS Grid: TQ785430

Mapcode National: GBR PSM.8K0

Mapcode Global: VHJN0.J4JM

Entry Name: Hill House, and Steps and Railings Attached

Listing Date: 25 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187162

English Heritage Legacy ID: 174589

Location: Staplehurst, Maidstone, Kent, TN12

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Civil Parish: Staplehurst

Built-Up Area: Staplehurst

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

STAPLEHURST HIGH STREET
TQ 7843 (East side)

5/123 Hill House
(formerly listed
as Staplehurst
Post Office), and
steps and
railings attached

GV II

House, formerly house and post-office. Early/mid C18, possibly with earlier
core, and with C19 alterations. Buffish-red brick in header bond,
with red brick quoins and dressings. Chequered red and grey brick
to left gable end. Plain tile roof. 2 storeys, attic and cellar.
Chamfered brick plinth. Plat band, broken over door and towards
each gable end. Moulded wooden eaves cornice. Right end window
bay slightly recessed, with deeper cornice soffit. Roof hipped to
left with gablet, half-hipped to right, with moulded strip to soffit
of half hip . Multiple brick stack towards right end and rear stack
to left. Hipped and corniced dormer to left hip. Irregular
fenestration of six 2-pane sashes in open boxes; 5 with splayed
rubbed brick voussoirs, and sixth, to right recess, with segmental
head. Similar windows to ground floor. Door of 6 fielded panels
with flat floating hood under third window from left. 4 stone steps,
on brick base and with decorative iron balustrade, rising alongside
the house to front door. Rear wing to left with chequered red and
grey brick ground floor, tile-hung first floor and plain tile roof.
Interior not inspected.


Listing NGR: TQ7860043042

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