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The Olde Thatch

A Grade II Listed Building in Yalding, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2126 / 51°12'45"N

Longitude: 0.4211 / 0°25'15"E

OS Eastings: 569199

OS Northings: 148719

OS Grid: TQ691487

Mapcode National: GBR NQB.Z4M

Mapcode Global: VHJMK.7SZ9

Entry Name: The Olde Thatch

Listing Date: 14 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1344066

English Heritage Legacy ID: 174949

Location: Yalding, Maidstone, Kent, ME18

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Civil Parish: Yalding

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Yalding St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

TQ 64 NE
The Olde Thatch

House. C16, with addition of c.1982. Timber framed. Applied close-studding
to ground floor, first floor rendered. Plain tile roof (formerly thatched).
3 timber-framed bays; right end bay storeyed from beginning, central and
left bays possibly so. 2 storeys, on rendered plinth. Exposed framing
to rear, with principal posts, first-floor arch brace to left bay, central
stud to central bay, and tension brace to right bay. Half-hipped roof.
Central multiple brick ridge stack. Irregular fenestration of 3 casements,
two two-light and small central single-light. Ribbed door behind open
timber porch under stack. Single-storey addition of c.1982 to right, with
applied close-studding and steeply-pitched plain tile roof hipped to right.
Interior: exposed framing. Broad joists to right end bay, morticed for axial
partition, and with evidence for former gable-end jetty. Cross beam flush
with right side of stack and morticed for partition. Unmorticed cross beam
well to left of stack. Later joists to lett end bay. Three-light first-
floor diamond mullion window with pegged cill and shutter groove to rear of
right end. Edge-halved wall-plate scarf joint. Red brick fireplace in
English bond, with chamfered bressumer, blocked bread oven, to right side
of stack, ragstone wall to left side.

Listing NGR: TQ6919948718

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