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The Anchor Inn and House Adjoining to Rear

A Grade II Listed Building in Yalding, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2225 / 51°13'20"N

Longitude: 0.4187 / 0°25'7"E

OS Eastings: 568998

OS Northings: 149809

OS Grid: TQ689498

Mapcode National: GBR NQB.BPD

Mapcode Global: VHJMK.6JQQ

Entry Name: The Anchor Inn and House Adjoining to Rear

Listing Date: 14 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1069056

English Heritage Legacy ID: 174901

Location: Yalding, Maidstone, Kent, ME18

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Civil Parish: Yalding

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Yalding St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

TQ 6849 & 6949
(south-west side)
7/104 The Anchor
Inn and House
ajoining to

House, outbuilding, or special purpose building (possibly a public house).
Associated with canal, probably as public house, from about 1780, when
canal and lock were constructed. C17 or earlier. Rear addition circa 1780.
Situated on north-west bank of river Medway, in angle between river and
west bank of canal, and facing into the angle. 5 timber-framed bays.
Timber framed, rendered. Right gable end partly clad with painted brick.
Thatched roof. 1 storeys. Roof hipped to left, half-hipped to right.
Red brick ridge stack in narrow second bay from left. Small dormer with
eight-paned casement, under slanted thatched roof to right of centre.
Small raised thatched 'apron' under stack and under dormer. Irregular
ground-floor fenestration of 3 paned casements; one two-light to left end,
one shallow four-light 'oriel' on brackets towards centre, and one small
casement towards right end. Boarded door to left of stack and half-glazed
door to right of centre. Rear lean-to to right. Addition of c.1780
at right-angles to rear to left : brick ground floor, tile-hung rear half
gable. Plain tile-roof. 1½ storeys, with half-hipped mansard roof. Red
and grey brick stack to right side. Flat -roofed dormer to long left side.
Small single light to rear gable end. Lean-to to long right side, built
up to two storeys. Interior: gunstock-jowled posts to main range. Tie-
beam to right end of left bay morticed for partition. Slightly higher
ceiling to two bays right of stack. Axial beam to left end bay. Right
end bay has close-set axial joists, stair trimmer to rear left corner,
curved tension brace to front wall, and blocked two-light window with
wooden cill. Other ceilings and roof-space plastered. Mid-to-late C20
addition to left not compatible.

Listing NGR: TQ6899849808

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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