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Nos 1, 2 and 3 the Crown and Carriage Entrance to South

A Grade II Listed Building in Staplehurst, Kent

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Latitude: 51.159 / 51°9'32"N

Longitude: 0.5527 / 0°33'9"E

OS Eastings: 578600

OS Northings: 143072

OS Grid: TQ786430

Mapcode National: GBR PSM.8KZ

Mapcode Global: VHJN0.J4KB

Entry Name: Nos 1, 2 and 3 the Crown and Carriage Entrance to South

Listing Date: 23 May 1967

Last Amended: 25 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1372026

English Heritage Legacy ID: 174592

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 (East side)

5/126 Nos. 1, 2 and
3 The Crown and
23.5.67 carriage entrance
to south
(formerly listed
as Crown Cottages)


House row, possibly formerly an inn. Mid C16, restored early C20.
Timber framed with rendered infilling. Plain tile roof. Approximately
8 timber-framed bays; including 2 stack bays. 2 storeys and cellars.
Brick plinth, with stone base to left end. Close-studded. Continuous
jetty on moulded bressumer, with moulded solid-spandrel brackets. Mid-
height rail to first floor, interrupted by principal posts and by
studs flanking windows. Roof half-hipped to left with gablet; to right,
hipped with gablet down to lower ridge over right end of main range and
over carriage entrance. Brick ridge stacks to second and sixth timber-
framed bays from left, with rear brick stack between them and another
to right end. Irregular fenestration of 6 leaded 3-light wood mullion
casements. 3 ribbed doors with 4-centred-arched heads; one to left
stack bay, one towards right end of fourth timber-framed bay from left,
and one to right of seventh bay from left, each up a flight of stone
steps and with small grilled judas. Arch-braced carriage entrance to
right end. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: TQ7856543164

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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