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Latitude: 51.2413 / 51°14'28"N
Longitude: 0.5636 / 0°33'48"E
OS Eastings: 579041
OS Northings: 152250
OS Grid: TQ790522
Mapcode National: GBR PRN.59D
Mapcode Global: VHJMM.Q2B7
Entry Name: Briarwood
Listing Date: 31 January 1991
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1225747
English Heritage Legacy ID: 422255
Location: Maidstone, Kent, ME15
Electoral Ward/Division: Park Wood
Built-Up Area: Maidstone
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
MAIDSTONE SUTTON ROAD
TQ 75 SE
House. Probably C17, possibly with earlier origins. Plastered timber
frame. Thatched roof half-hipped and gabled ends. Large external
gable-end brick stacks with tiled set-off and tall brick shafts.
Appears to be a 2-room plan with central entrance, possibly originally
with a central unheated service room. Small C18 or C19 outshuts on
each corner at rear.
2 storeys. Almost symmetrical 3-window north front. C20 3-light
leaded pane casements, those on first floor in wide oriels, the centre
first floor 4-lights. Central C20 brick porch. C20 casements are
rear and single storey outshuts clasping the rear corners at either
end with lean-to plain tile roofs.
Interior: not inspected but said to have exposed timber frame and
both rooms with large fireplaces, that to right infilled by C20
fireplace but with original bressumer above. Chamfered cross-beam
and exposed joists in left hand room. Blocked diamond mullion
window in partition between landing and left hand chamber. Roof
apparently of side purlin and collar form.
Listing NGR: TQ7683753768
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