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Former East Farleigh Waterworks

A Grade II Listed Building in Barming, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2548 / 51°15'17"N

Longitude: 0.4843 / 0°29'3"E

OS Eastings: 573455

OS Northings: 153562

OS Grid: TQ734535

Mapcode National: GBR PRC.982

Mapcode Global: VHJMD.BQWD

Entry Name: Former East Farleigh Waterworks

Listing Date: 26 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1263788

English Heritage Legacy ID: 174430

Location: Barming, Maidstone, Kent, ME16

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Civil Parish: Barming

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Barming St Margaret of Antioch

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

FARLEIGH BRIDGE
TQ 75 SW BARMING
2/7 Former East Farleigh
Waterworks
GV
II
Waterworks, now coachworks and joinery. 1860, by James Pilbrow, in an
Egyptian style. Gault brick in English bond. Rectangular. 2 storeys.
Coursed stone plinth towards river to south. Battered clasping buttress
to each corner, and 2 set close together towards centre of each long side,
all running into deep brick plat band under eaves. Rendered coved cornice
with deep roll to base and chamfer to top. Low rendered parapet. Truncated
projecting brick stack, formerly tall and tapering, filling most of east
gable end, with cornice carried round it and bearing the initial "P".
Irregular fenestration to south of one small first-floor casement almost
filling the narrow central bay and one broad 10- pane window with thin
glazing bars to each outer bay of ground floor, all with rendered
architraves and deep rendered coved and splayed cornices. 2 inserted
3-light wooden casements. Similar first-floor window to north. First-floor
door to left gable end. Single-storey section in a similar style adjoining
north-west corner. 2 doorways with rendered coved and splayed cornices
flanking base of stack to east. Interior not inspected. (J.S. Curl,
The Egyptian Revival, 1982).


Listing NGR: TQ7188154503

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