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Garden House, West Farleigh Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in West Farleigh, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2466 / 51°14'47"N

Longitude: 0.4536 / 0°27'13"E

OS Eastings: 571346

OS Northings: 152576

OS Grid: TQ713525

Mapcode National: GBR PRB.TR7

Mapcode Global: VHJMC.TX5Q

Entry Name: Garden House, West Farleigh Hall

Listing Date: 23 May 1967

Last Amended: 14 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1344440

English Heritage Legacy ID: 174824

Location: West Farleigh, Maidstone, Kent, ME15

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Civil Parish: West Farleigh

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: West Farleigh All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

WEST FARLEIGH LOWER ROAD
TQ 75 SW
(East side)
2/21 Garden House, West Farleigh Hall
(formerly listed
23-5-67 as West Farleigh
Hall, The Stables)
GV II

Stables and coach house, now house. Late C18. Red and grey brick in
Flemish bond. Slate roof. 2-storey central section (probably the coach
house), built gable-end on to courtyard, with single-storey lean-to
flanking sections (probably stables). Chamfered brick plinth. Plat band.
Front gable-ends of lean-tos built up as blind two-storey brick facades
with plain parapet. Central section breaks forward slightly, with
pedimented gable, the base plat band of which continues the line of the
flanking parapet coping. Brick stack towards front, and another towards
rear, of left side of central section. Hexagonal wooden bell cupola with
modillioned cornice, leaded onion dome and weathervane, towards front of
central section. Regular 5-window front of two blind windows with splayed
rubbed brick voussoirs to each flanking section, and central Diocletian
window, the central light of which forms the top of a half-glazed door
which drops through the plat band to the lintel of the panelled ground-
floor garage doors. Flanking sections have doubly-recessed arcading to
ground floor with rubbed brick voussoirs and plat band at impost level.
Each of four arches contains semi-circular fanlight with radiating glazing
bars. Two inner arches have twelve-pane sashes with horns. Left end
arch has boarded door to Garden House, right end has boarded door with
four-light rectangular top light (beneath the fanlight). Interior not
inspected. (Country Life 14th September 1967).


Listing NGR: TQ7134652575

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