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Turkey Court

A Grade II* Listed Building in Maidstone, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2714 / 51°16'17"N

Longitude: 0.5388 / 0°32'19"E

OS Eastings: 577194

OS Northings: 155535

OS Grid: TQ771555

Mapcode National: GBR PR7.C18

Mapcode Global: VHJMF.996P

Entry Name: Turkey Court

Listing Date: 30 July 1951

Last Amended: 2 August 1974

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1238987

English Heritage Legacy ID: 173240

Location: Maidstone, Kent, ME14

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Town: Maidstone

Electoral Ward/Division: Shepway North

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

ASHFORD ROAD
1.
5278
(South Side)
Turkey court
(Formerly listed as
30.7.51. Turkey Mill (house))
TQ 7655 NE 9/90
II* GV
2
This is the private house adjoining the Turkey Mill and formerly was the private
house of the millowner including James and Susanna Whatman. Large Mid C18
home. 2 parallel ranges. 3 storeys and semi-basement red brick and grey leaders.
Hipped tiled roof with moulded wooden eaves cornice. 5 sashes with segmental
heads and glazing bars intact. Doorcase up 6 steps with handrail, the doorcase
having fluted pilasters, a curved pediment and door half glazed and the other
half consisting of 2 fielded panels. To the west is a later C18 extension
of 2 storeys and semi-basement with tall windows iron balconettes on the 1st
floor and parapet to the roof. To the east is an early to mid C19 wing in matching
style, 3 storeys red brick with 3 cambered sashes and 1 blank to the rear
elevation. The central portion contains an C18 staircase with 3 turned balusters
to each tread and scrolled tread ends. C18 panelling.

Turkey Court, former Drying Loft at Turkey Mills and Industrial Building adjoining
former Drying Loft at Turkey Mill to the west form a group.


Listing NGR: TQ7721455505

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

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