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Briarwood

A Grade II Listed Building in Park Wood, Kent

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1225747

English Heritage Legacy ID: 422255

Location: Maidstone, Kent, ME15

County: Kent

Electoral Ward/Division: Park Wood

Built-Up Area: Maidstone

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

MAIDSTONE SUTTON ROAD
TQ 75 SE
11/390 BRIARWOOD
II

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

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

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