Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1069066

Date first listed: 25-Jul-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 14-Oct-1987



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

County: Kent

District: Maidstone (District Authority)

Parish: Yalding

National Grid Reference: TQ 69855 50207


YALDING HIGH STREET TQ 6950 (west side) 6/132 Court Lodge and the Dairy House (formerly 25-7-52 listed under High Street, North Arm) GV II*

Farmhouse, now house. Late C17. Chequered red and grey brick to both elevations and to gable ends, Plain tile roof. Double depth. 2 storeys, with cellar and two tiers of attics. Chamfered brick plinths. Rendered plat band. Shallow central break with rendered rusticated quoins. Similar quoins to outer ends of front elevation. Moulded wooden eaves cornice. Roof gabled to right and left. Brick gable (possibly formerly corniced) over central break, with ridge only slightly lower than that of main range. Red and grey brick gable end stacks. Two dormers with moulded wooden cornices, pedimented gables and leaded two-light casements. Small blocked window towards apex of central gable with two-light leaded casement with splayed rubbed brick voussoirs below it. Fire Insurance plaque under cill. Regular 7-window front of slightly recessed leaded wooden cross windows with splayed rubbed brick voussoirs, and raised painted keystones with cornice breaking forwards over them; three to central break and two to each side flanking it. Similar windows to ground floor (left end window on each floor blocked). Splayed rubbed brick voussoirs to cellar windows under plinth. Central door of four panels and two top lights, with two-light rectangular fanlight, and heavy flat corniced hood with moulded pedimented gable, up four steps with plain iron handrails. Rear elevation: similar, and with similar central door, but without quoins or cornice, with segmental heads to first-floor, lower and upper attic windows, and with unpedimented corniced door hood. 1½ storey section: (the Dairy House) to left (south), set back from front elevation, but of similar date; red and grey brick, partly in Flemish bond, with gabled plain tile roof, large central brick gable, tall stack adjoining main range to right, three-light ground-floor casement, and panelled door up flight of steps to left gable end. Interior: open-well principal staircase with turned balusters, moulded handrail and closed string, rising to first floor from rear of entrance hall within right (north) side of central rear break. Dog-leg service staircase with turned balusters and moulded handrail, rising from cellar to upper attic from lobby within left side of central rear break. Broad pegged doorway to former principal first-floor room from landing, and smaller pegged doorways to rear right room and to corridor within left section of house. Panelled doors. Elliptical brick fireplace with chamfered bressumer to rear and front right ground-floor rooms and front left and right first-floor rooms. Large rectangular brick fireplace to front left ground-floor room, and to front right room in cellar. Broad un-chamfered cross beam and relatively thin-scantling joists to front left and right ground-floor rooms. Broad floorboards, including attics. Each attic (lower and upper) has collars and aligned butt purlins.

Listing NGR: TQ6986050214


The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 174930

Legacy System: LBS

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