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A Grade II Listed Building in Staplehurst, Kent

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Latitude: 51.168 / 51°10'4"N

Longitude: 0.552 / 0°33'7"E

OS Eastings: 578517

OS Northings: 144064

OS Grid: TQ785440

Mapcode National: GBR PSF.NDS

Mapcode Global: VHJMT.JX60

Entry Name: Sorrento

Listing Date: 9 August 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1060698

English Heritage Legacy ID: 174640

Location: Staplehurst, Maidstone, Kent, TN12

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Civil Parish: Staplehurst

Built-Up Area: Staplehurst

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

TQ 74 SE (West side)
9.8.1974 Sorrento


Detached villa. Mid C19. Stuccoed, with slate roof. Double depth.
2 storeys, on stuccoed plinth. Plat band. Raised stuccoed quoins.
Flat eaves soffits. Narrow central bay breaks back. Roofs of 2 outer
bays hipped to front, hips returning. Stuccoed gable end stacks
projecting with eaves soffits, and with corniced tops crowned with
semi-circular motifs. Regular 3-window front of one 16-pane sash in
moulded architrave with plain consoles to cills, to each outer bay,
and one similar 4-pane sash to centre. Moulded consoled cornices and
consoled iron balcon ettes to ground-floor windows. Central panelled
door with rectangular fanlight, in open stuccoed Doric porch with
plain frieze and moulded cornice, surmounted by iron railings forming
balcony under first-floor window. Interior not inspected. See also
item 3/172.

Listing NGR: TQ7851644062

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