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Bishops Oast

A Grade II Listed Building in Maidstone, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2131 / 51°12'47"N

Longitude: 0.4615 / 0°27'41"E

OS Eastings: 572017

OS Northings: 148867

OS Grid: TQ720488

Mapcode National: GBR PRQ.X1W

Mapcode Global: VHJMK.YRBX

Plus Code: 9F326F76+6H

Entry Name: Bishops Oast

Listing Date: 3 October 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1249723

English Heritage Legacy ID: 431926

Location: Hunton, Maidstone, Kent, ME15

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Civil Parish: Hunton

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Hunton St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

(South-west Side)
4/62 Bishops Oast
Oast house, now domestic house. Mid C19. Stowage red brick in English
bond, with weatherboarding to gable ends, kilns red brick in Flemish
bond. Slate roof to stowage, plain tile roofs to kilns. Rectangular
stowage at right-angles to road, with 3 circular kilns to each long side,
set back from gable ends. Stowage 3 storeys, kilns now 2 storeys. Cogged
brick eaves cornice to kilns. Stowage roof hipped to front and rear.
Conical roofs to kilns, with cowls. One 2-light casement with segmental
head to each floor on each side of stowage, between kilns and front
gable end. One 2-light casement per storey towards front of each front
kiln. Vertical louvred strip replaces former central loading door to
centre of each upper floor of gable end of stowage; former second-
floor door flanked by broad 2-light louvres, first floor door by C20
2-light casements. Garage doors to ground floor. Boarded door to each
front kiln, in angle with stowage. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: TQ7201748867

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

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