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Forge House and Barrow House and Railings to North

A Grade II Listed Building in Borden, Kent

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Latitude: 51.3344 / 51°20'4"N

Longitude: 0.7014 / 0°42'5"E

OS Eastings: 588279

OS Northings: 162948

OS Grid: TQ882629

Mapcode National: GBR QS0.B4V

Mapcode Global: VHKJL.3QPC

Entry Name: Forge House and Barrow House and Railings to North

Listing Date: 27 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1069391

English Heritage Legacy ID: 176066

Location: Borden, Swale, Kent, ME9

County: Kent

District: Swale

Civil Parish: Borden

Built-Up Area: Borden

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

(south side)

5/34 Forge House and
Barrow house and
Railings to north


Two houses and Assembly Rooms. 1823. White brick and slate roof.
Two storeys on basement, and hipped roof with 4 stacks evenly
spaced. Regular fenestration of 6 glazing bar sash windows on
first floor with cambered and gauged heads, and 4 glazing bar
sash with gauged basket arches on ground floor. Two 6 panelled
doors left and right with semi-circular traceried fanlights in
gauged arched surrounds at top of flight of 2 steps. Interior:
preserved are the meeting rooms of the Barrow's Trust with marble
fireplace, panelled walls and carved and moulded frieze. Fore-
court enclosed by fleur-de-lys iron rails, 30 yards in length.
Rear elevation with plaque inscribed:
By Mr. Barrow's
Richard Tylden Esq.
William Bland Jnr. Esq.
Revd. R.O. Tylden
William Baldwin Esq.
The Trust still maintains charitable functions and meets in the Rooms.

Listing NGR: TQ8828362946

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

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