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Church Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in East Farleigh, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2524 / 51°15'8"N

Longitude: 0.4833 / 0°28'59"E

OS Eastings: 573394

OS Northings: 153286

OS Grid: TQ733532

Mapcode National: GBR PRC.H05

Mapcode Global: VHJMD.BSC9

Plus Code: 9F327F2M+X8

Entry Name: Church Hall

Listing Date: 20 December 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1249627

English Heritage Legacy ID: 431836

Location: East Farleigh, Maidstone, Kent, ME15

County: Kent

Civil Parish: East Farleigh

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: East Farleigh

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Description

LOWER ROAD
TQ 75 SW EAST FARLEIGH
(North Side)
2/45 Church Hall
20.12.1983
GV II

National school, now church hall. Mid C19 (by 1866), by J. Clarke.
Uncoursed ragstone with ashlar dressings and plain tile roof. Built at
right-angles to road. Front gable end with short, slightly recessed wing to
right. Further short wing towards rear, to long left side. 2 storeys, on
chamfered stone plinth. 2 moulded stone string courses forming band
between storeys to gable end, and one, lower, to right wing. Lower eaves
to right wing. Stone-coped and kneelered gable with angled projections and
fleur-de-lys finial. Similar gables to wings. Slightly projecting stone
stack in angle with left wing. Tall window of 3 cusped lights with sexfoil
and hoodmould. Ground-floor window of 3 stepped lights in moulded pointed-
arched recess. First-floor window to wing of 3 stepped Caernavon-arched
lights. Cusped lancet to ground-floor. Slightly recessed stone lean-to
to left with boarded door. Taller doorway to right wing. Bell-cote to right
gable end. Right return elevation of main range has four ground-floor
windows similar to ground-floor window of gable end, alternating with
buttresses, groups of lancets to first-floor, and central dormer. 2-storey
turret to north-west, linked by cat-walk. Interior not inspected. Replaced
a school by Butterfield, built in 1846. (J. Newman, B.O.E. Series, West
Kent and the Weald,1980).


Listing NGR: TQ7291753345

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