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Ulcombe Place

A Grade II Listed Building in Ulcombe, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2174 / 51°13'2"N

Longitude: 0.6432 / 0°38'35"E

OS Eastings: 584693

OS Northings: 149785

OS Grid: TQ846497

Mapcode National: GBR QT9.MFB

Mapcode Global: VHJMP.3NDM

Entry Name: Ulcombe Place

Listing Date: 18 December 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1060852

English Heritage Legacy ID: 174219

Location: Ulcombe, Maidstone, Kent, ME17

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Civil Parish: Ulcombe

Built-Up Area: Ulcombe

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

TQ 84 NW
(west side)
5/199 Ulcombe Place

Collegiate building, now house. Main range C15 or earlier.
(College founded in C13). Early-to-mid C18 and C19 alterations
and additions. Main range stone, rear additions red brick with
occasional grey headers in Flemish bond. Plain tile roofs.
Rectangular stone range at right-angles to road, with short
rear additions. Main range: 2 storeys and attics. Facade
continued into stone parapet. Parapet returns round gable ends
and is swept up in brick to top of tall, broad, shallow, full-
height brick projection to centre of each gable end, topped by
smaller rectangular brick panel. Brick stack to left gable end,
one rear stack to left and one to right. 5 dormers with moulded
triangular pediments, three C18, two C20. Regular 5-window
front of recessed 8-pane glazing-bar sashes with Venetian
shutters. 5 French windows to ground floor with decorative
blind boxes. Verandah with pendentive fringe, on slender Doric
columns. Part of head of blocked 2-centred arched opening,
probably a doorway, towards right end of ground floor. Short
rear wing to right; early C18. 2 storeys on stone plinth, with
wooden modillion eaves cornice and hipped roof. Irregular
fenestration of 3 tall glazing-bar sashes. Rubbed brick voussoirs
and keystones to ground-floor windows. Door of 6 fielded panels
towards main range, with semi-circular fanlight, rusticated Doric
pilasters and plain corniced frieze. 2 additions to centre and
left of main range; C18 and early C19. Interior: small blocked
4-centred arched hollow-chamfered doorway to rear first-floor
wall of main range. C18 staircase, panelling and cornices.

Listing NGR: TQ8469349785

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