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Half Yoke House

A Grade II Listed Building in Fant, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2565 / 51°15'23"N

Longitude: 0.4877 / 0°29'15"E

OS Eastings: 573689

OS Northings: 153756

OS Grid: TQ736537

Mapcode National: GBR PRC.446

Mapcode Global: VHJMD.DPQ4

Entry Name: Half Yoke House

Listing Date: 27 July 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1225748

English Heritage Legacy ID: 422256

Location: Maidstone, Kent, ME16

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Electoral Ward/Division: Fant

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

MAIDSTONE FARLEIGH LANE
TQ 75 SW
10/10002 Half Yoke House
(Nos 1 and 2)
II

Originally one house, now subdivided. C15 timber framed open hall
refronted in early C19 and with large mid C19 extension added to
no 1 in later Cl9. Rear elevation faced with diaper brickwork on
ragstone plinth. Other elevations plastered. Steeply pitched old
tiled roof with ribbed late C16 brick chimney stack. Further
early C19 external brick stack. 2 storeys, 3 windows. Tripartite
C19 casements with cambered arches to ground floor. No 1 has
elaborate mid C19 Gothic style porch with tiled roof, pendant and
2 centred arched doorcase with Gothick arch and plain spandrels.
Front has 3 casements. Early C19 6 flush panelled door with flat
wooden weatherhood on brackets. Attached to no 1 is a mid c19 2-
storey 2 bay brick extension in Flemish bond with tiled roof and
central brick chimney stack. 2 12-pane sashes with horns, blind
boxes and gabled projection of similar date with cambered
casements. Projecting gabled porch. Interior has sooted crown
post roof, exposed curved braces and 2 large moulded spinebeams.
It retains the original dais beam and moulding to spere truss and
original C15 arched doorcase with 3 plank door. There is an C18
2-panelled door and 2 C18 china cupboards, 1 with serpentine
shelves.


Listing NGR: TQ7368953756

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

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