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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: GARDEN HOUSE, WEST FARLEIGH HALL

List entry Number: 1344440

Location

GARDEN HOUSE, WEST FARLEIGH HALL, LOWER ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
KentMaidstoneDistrict AuthorityWest Farleigh

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 23-May-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 14-Oct-1987

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 174824

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

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

Selected Sources

  1. Article  Reference - Title: 14 September - Date: 1967 - Journal Title: Country Life

National Grid Reference: TQ 71346 52575

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