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A Grade II Listed Building in Staplehurst, Kent

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Latitude: 51.1629 / 51°9'46"N

Longitude: 0.552 / 0°33'7"E

OS Eastings: 578535

OS Northings: 143504

OS Grid: TQ785435

Mapcode National: GBR PSM.2D6

Mapcode Global: VHJN0.J16B

Entry Name: Surrenden

Listing Date: 25 June 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1344402

English Heritage Legacy ID: 174612

Location: Staplehurst, Maidstone, Kent, TN12

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Civil Parish: Staplehurst

Built-Up Area: Staplehurst

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

TQ 7843 (West side)

25.6.1974 Surrenden


House, formerly house pair, now house. Early-to-mid C19. Channelled
render. Pantile roof. 2 storeys on rendered plinth. Plat band.
Slightly raised eaves band. Moulded cornice and plain parapet breaking
forwards over 3 central bays, but with no first-floor break under.
Pair of short pilasters contained within parapet towards each end,
the end one of each pair returning to form acroterion to pedimented
gable end. 4 plain pilasters with banded capitals alternating with
windows under central "break". Rendered ridge stack towards left end.
Regular 5-window front of 4 recessed 16-pane sashes with thin glazing
bars, and central French doors. Arcaded balcony spanning central "break",
first-floor balustrade with tapering balusters, ground floor with 3
round-headed arches springing from moulded imposts. Central half-
glazed door up one step, flanked by glazed strips, and with 3 rectangular
top lights under cambered architrave. Short single-storey rear wings to
right and left. Interior: tapering Egyptian-style architraves to at
least 5 ground-floor and 8 first-floor doorways. Doors with 3 large
horizontal panels with proud verges. Deep moulded skirting boards.
Slightly-coved cornices. Plain, slightly raised ceiling friezes. Shown
in 1912 sales particulars with pedimented upper storey to entrance

Listing NGR: TQ7852943110

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