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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.


List entry Number: 1069056



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

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Yalding

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Oct-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 174901

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YALDING HAMPSTEAD LANE TQ 6849 & 6949 (south-west side) 7/104 The Anchor Inn and House ajoining to rear GV II

House, outbuilding, or special purpose building (possibly a public house). Associated with canal, probably as public house, from about 1780, when canal and lock were constructed. C17 or earlier. Rear addition circa 1780. Situated on north-west bank of river Medway, in angle between river and west bank of canal, and facing into the angle. 5 timber-framed bays. Timber framed, rendered. Right gable end partly clad with painted brick. Thatched roof. 1 storeys. Roof hipped to left, half-hipped to right. Red brick ridge stack in narrow second bay from left. Small dormer with eight-paned casement, under slanted thatched roof to right of centre. Small raised thatched 'apron' under stack and under dormer. Irregular ground-floor fenestration of 3 paned casements; one two-light to left end, one shallow four-light 'oriel' on brackets towards centre, and one small casement towards right end. Boarded door to left of stack and half-glazed door to right of centre. Rear lean-to to right. Addition of c.1780 at right-angles to rear to left : brick ground floor, tile-hung rear half gable. Plain tile-roof. 1½ storeys, with half-hipped mansard roof. Red and grey brick stack to right side. Flat -roofed dormer to long left side. Small single light to rear gable end. Lean-to to long right side, built up to two storeys. Interior: gunstock-jowled posts to main range. Tie- beam to right end of left bay morticed for partition. Slightly higher ceiling to two bays right of stack. Axial beam to left end bay. Right end bay has close-set axial joists, stair trimmer to rear left corner, curved tension brace to front wall, and blocked two-light window with wooden cill. Other ceilings and roof-space plastered. Mid-to-late C20 addition to left not compatible.

Listing NGR: TQ6899849808

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National Grid Reference: TQ 68998 49808


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