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Hale Close

A Grade II Listed Building in Aylesford, Kent

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Latitude: 51.321 / 51°19'15"N

Longitude: 0.4896 / 0°29'22"E

OS Eastings: 573577

OS Northings: 160932

OS Grid: TQ735609

Mapcode National: GBR PQL.4M9

Mapcode Global: VHJM6.F2Q4

Entry Name: Hale Close

Listing Date: 25 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1070552

English Heritage Legacy ID: 179259

Location: Aylesford, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, ME20

County: Kent

District: Tonbridge and Malling

Civil Parish: Aylesford

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Aylesford St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

TQ 76 SW
(south side)
Hale Close

- II

Hall house, now house. Circa 1470-1500, with alterations and additions of
C16-C20. Timber-framed, clad in painted brick, painted plaster, painted random
rubble stone and some creosoted weather-boarding. Plain tiled roof, hipped to
right, half-hipped to left with half-hipped cross-wing to rear and gabled C18
extension to right with projecting C20 half-hipped wing. Main brick ridge stack
to right of main block. Secondary stack with wide projecting breast on front of
main block in centre. 2 storeys; irregular fenestration of 2 windows on both
floors of main block, and 2 windows on both floors of subsidiary block. C20
boarded and ribbed door under over-hang of former right-hand jetty, which rests
on joist-ends and 2 curved brackets Interior: substantial evidence of timber-
framing. Some internal alterations c.1950 reputedly by Robert Lutyens. The
main block seems originally to have been a Wealden-type hall house but this was
truncated later, possibly in the C17, at the north end.

Listing NGR: TQ7319859030

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

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