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Lees House

A Grade II Listed Building in Yalding, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2215 / 51°13'17"N

Longitude: 0.4236 / 0°25'25"E

OS Eastings: 569344

OS Northings: 149712

OS Grid: TQ693497

Mapcode National: GBR NQB.CXB

Mapcode Global: VHJMK.9K9G

Entry Name: Lees House

Listing Date: 23 May 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1344067

English Heritage Legacy ID: 174967

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

YALDING LEES ROAD
TQ 6949
(South-east side)
7/166
Lees House
23-5-67 II

Farmhouse, now house. Late C16 or early C17 with late C18 or early C19
facade and additions. Timber framed. Channelled render to front elevation.
Ground floor of left gable end painted brick, first floor rendered. Right
gable end has exposed framing to ground floor and tile-hung first floor.
Plain tile roof. 2 storeys and garret, on rendered plinth. Continuous
jetty, underbuilt to about half its depth, and returned to right. Eaves
cornice of paired Ionic modillions. Half-hipped roof. Red and grey brick
rear stacks to left and right, the latter projecting on stone base with
red brick dressings. Base of right stack extended to right, possibly for
later bread oven. Regular 3-window front of twelve-pane sashes; two outer
sashes in rendered two-storey canted bays with side-lights, central sash in
open box. Similar sashes to ground floor of canted bays. Central half-
glazed and panelled door with flanking side-lights, under broad Doric porch.
Ground floor of right gable end has exposed framing with tension braces,
two studs morticed for bay or oriel window, and three or four-light
mullioned frieze windows with diamond subsidiary mullions, all behind mid-
C20 lean-to with plain tile roof. Two-storey rear return wing to left with
tile-hung first floor, two twelve-pane sashes in open boxes to left side,
and rear gable with stack. Shorter two-storey red brick rear wing or
turret to centre, adjoining left wing, with similar-height eaves and plain-
tile roof. Single-storey L-plan former stables running back from, but not
quite touching, rear elevation of main range, adjoining right side of central
wing and returning to left, ending level with rear left wing; chequered red
and grey brick on stone plinth, with dentilled eaves, plain tile roof,
boarded door and two small windows towards front end of right side and two
small paned lights and three stable doors to rear. Interior not inspected.


Listing NGR: TQ6934449712

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