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Wierton Grange

A Grade II Listed Building in Boughton Monchelsea, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2236 / 51°13'25"N

Longitude: 0.5535 / 0°33'12"E

OS Eastings: 578404

OS Northings: 150256

OS Grid: TQ784502

Mapcode National: GBR PRV.8R5

Mapcode Global: VHJMM.JHZT

Entry Name: Wierton Grange

Listing Date: 25 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1344368

English Heritage Legacy ID: 174528

Location: Boughton Monchelsea, Maidstone, Kent, ME17

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Civil Parish: Boughton Monchelsea

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

BOUGHTON MONCHELSEA WIERTON HILL
TQ 75 SE (East side)

1/64 Wierton Grange

II

House. 1896, after the style of R. Norman Shaw. Ground floor red brick in
English bond, first floor hung with fishscale tiles. Occasional stone dressings
to ground floor and chimney stacks. Plain tile roof. L-plan; north-facing main
range with wing running north from east end. 2 storeys and attics. South
(garden) front: steeply-pitched gabled roof. Slightly projecting gable end
stacks and central brick ridge stack. Cupolaed look-out to west of centre. 5
dormers with alternating segmental and triangular pediments, and leaded cross
windows. 2 symmetrically-placed 2-storey flat-roofed canted bays with moulded
wooden cornices and leaded wooden mullioned and transomed windows. Leaded 12-
light wooden mullioned and transomed window between them to centre. Ground-
floor recessed to centre behind 2 engaged and one central column. Half-glazed
door within recess. North (entrance) front: broad porch between centre and
west end, with ashlared ground floor, tile-hung first floor, and paired Doric
columns flanking recess containing front door. 2 tall narrow windows lighting
hall to east of porch. Wing: in same materials as main range, with 2 broad
tile-hung eaves dormers, and rainwater-head dated 1896. Interior: not inspected,
but said to contain galleried 2-storey hall and fine joinery.


Listing NGR: TQ7840450256

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