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Leybourne Grange

A Grade II Listed Building in Leybourne, Kent

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Latitude: 51.3085 / 51°18'30"N

Longitude: 0.4075 / 0°24'26"E

OS Eastings: 567897

OS Northings: 159354

OS Grid: TQ678593

Mapcode National: GBR NP5.V4K

Mapcode Global: VHJM5.0CRQ

Entry Name: Leybourne Grange

Listing Date: 25 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1363096

English Heritage Legacy ID: 179372

Location: Leybourne, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, ME19

County: Kent

District: Tonbridge and Malling

Civil Parish: Leybourne

Built-Up Area: Ryarsh

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Leybourne St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

TQ 65 NE

BIRLING ROAD (west side)
Leybourne Grange

Country house, now administration building for Leybourne Mental Hospital. Circa 1850 by S W Dawkes. Stuccoed facades with raised quoins to central and end projections on first two-storey and panelled pilasters to attic storey. String course between ground and first floors, cornice between first and attic floors and parapet with cornice moulding over attic. Slate hipped roofs, masked by parapet with various stacks, two of which stand in centre of parapet of end projections and are arched on line of parapet. Central projection crowned by pediment broken by open pedimented medicine framing coat-of-arms. Two storeys and attic, the attic forming an almost complete third storey. Regular eleven-bay facade, though the central projection is divided into two bays on attic storey with a single triple-arched window below. Pair of windows flanking central entrance. Glazing bar sashes throughout except sashes on ground floor and sashes without glazing bars in central first floor window and in two windows flanking main door. Ground and first floor windows have segment-headed eared surrounds with cill brackets. Central ground floor ponte-conchere with balustrade over six columns, paired at each end and with single columns dividing the wider central opening and the narrower flanking openings. Doubled half-glazed doors behind, with overlight.

Listing NGR: TQ6858258935

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