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Latitude: 51.2729 / 51°16'22"N
Longitude: 0.6574 / 0°39'26"E
OS Eastings: 585457
OS Northings: 155990
OS Grid: TQ854559
Mapcode National: GBR QSQ.50R
Mapcode Global: VHJMH.B8WK
Entry Name: Hollingbourne House
Listing Date: 3 February 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1025842
English Heritage Legacy ID: 174390
Location: Hollingbourne, Maidstone, Kent, ME17
Civil Parish: Hollingbourne
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
HOLLINGBOURNE THE HILL
TQ 85 NE (East Side)
House. 1798 by Charles Beazley, with later C19 alterations. White-brick
with slate roof. 2 storeys on brick plinth. Ashlar plat band. Projecting
eaves with flat boxed soffits, continued across gables. Eaves and verges
form pedimented gable ends; central section breaks forward in 2 stages, with
slightly higher eaves. Hipped roof to inner break, pedimented gable to outer.
Gable end stacks and 4 rear stacks. Small semi-circular window in central
pediment gable. Regular 10-window front of recessed sashes: three 12-pane
to each side range, two 8-pane to first break, flanking central break which
has two 12-pane sashes. Eight 18-pane ground-floor sashes breaking plinth,
and with gauged segmental heads. Ground floor of first break has 2 niches
with recessed square panels above. All windows except those of first break
formerly with Venetian shutters. Large round-arched window to ground floor
of right gable end, with Gothick glazing and ogee-headed central panel.
Panelled door with rectangular fanlight, in later C19 addition to rear,
flanked by fluted Corinthian pilasters and with triangular pediment.
Interior: only partly inspected. Geometrical staircase in central rear
turret. Central ground-floor room with Soanian ceiling.
Listing NGR: TQ8545755990
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