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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: 1336233



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

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

District Type: District Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 30-Jul-1951

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 173438

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 28/02/2017

TQ 7655 NW 2/69 TQ 7655 SW 7/69

MILL STREET (West Side) Tyrwhitt Drake Museum of Carriages The Tithe Barn

(Formerly listed as The Tithe Barn (Archbishop's Stables or Carriage Museum) Mill Street)


GV I A large C14 Tithe barn which was subsequently used as the stables of the Archbishop's Palace. It is now The Tyrwhitt Drake Museum of Carriages. Two storeys stone rubble. Hipped tiled roof, six bays with a buttress between each. The east front has six small narrow windows on each floor. The west front has five obtusely-pointed doorways (Two of them larger than the others) and a two-storeyed porch in the centre. The ground floor of the porch is of stone. Its first floor is timbered with modern brick infilling and projects on the protruding ends of the floor joists and brackets. It has a double loft door with a flight of stone steps leading up to it on the north side of the porch and a gable over. The west front also has five small windows on the first floor and one other doorway. Crown-post roof inside. Scheduled as an AM.

Gateway and Wall to Palace Gardens, Wall to north west of Archbishop's Palace, The Archbishop's Palace, Wall to east of Archbishop's Palace, The Dungeons at the Archbishop's Palace, The Gate House at the Archbishop's Palace, The Len Bridge, The Tithe Barn, Parish Church of All Saints, Wall to north and west of All Saints Church, The College Gateway, The College Tower, The Master's House, The Master's Tower, Cutbush Almshouses and the Ruined Gateway form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ7597455470

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National Grid Reference: TQ 76032 55481


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