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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: THROWLEY HOUSE

List entry Number: 1344050

Location

THROWLEY HOUSE, ASHFORD ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
KentSwaleDistrict AuthoritySheldwich

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 02-Nov-1978

Date of most recent amendment: 10-Nov-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 176859

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History

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Details

TR 05 NW SHELDWICH ASHFORD ROAD (west side)

1/61 Throwley House 2.11.78 (formerly listed in Throwley C.P.)

GV II*

House. Early C19 rebuilding of C18 or C17 house. Painted brick,and mathematical tile on lathe and plaster base to return and rear walls. Slated roof. Two storeys and basement with paired modillion eaves to hipped roof with stacks to left, centre, right and rear. Regular fenestration of 5 glazing bar sashes on first floor and 4 on ground floor, all with gauged heads. Central half-glazed door with rectangular fanlight. Porch with paired Ionic columns, attached cast wreaths to cornice, and incised Greek Keys on door surround. Left return and rear: continuous verandah with tent roof on slender posts: Glazing bar sashes with shutters, and French windows on ground floor. Interior: Doric columned screen with elliptical arch from doorway to stair hall. Stair late C19 insertion but with original octagonal toplit dome. All rooms with egg and tongue and modillion cornices. Drawing room with Corinthian screen and enriched soffits and Neo-classical tiled fire- place. Internal shutters to French windows slide into wall cavities. Palmette frieze. Second drawing room, urn and acanthus frieze, scrolled and enriched pediments over doors. Fireplace with Corinthan paired columns,enriched, supporting overmantel with paired Ionic columns and scrolled pediment with bracket for statue. Dining room with gilded wallpaper (the gold leaf now overpainted). Guilloched frieze and Wedgwood -style plaster plaques over the doors. Re-used C16 or C17 fireplace, possibly colonial in original, with (apparantly) a native King or Queen as supporters.

Listing NGR: TR0106356852

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National Grid Reference: TR 01055 56839

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