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Southover

A Grade II Listed Building in Maidstone, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2191 / 51°13'8"N

Longitude: 0.4554 / 0°27'19"E

OS Eastings: 571568

OS Northings: 149520

OS Grid: TQ715495

Mapcode National: GBR PRQ.FY5

Mapcode Global: VHJMK.VM29

Plus Code: 9F326F94+J4

Entry Name: Southover

Listing Date: 26 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1249821

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432040

Location: Hunton, Maidstone, Kent, ME15

County: Kent

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

GROVE LANE
TQ 74 NW HUNTON
(North Side)
4/78 Southover
GV II

House. Early C16 or earlier, with C16, C17 and C18 alterations. Timber-
framed. Ground floor red and grey brick in Flemish bond, first-floor
tile-hung. Plain tile roof. Built at right-angles to Lane. Open hall
of 2 unequal-length timber-framed bays. Storeyed right end bay or bays
missing. Central area of left end of right hall bay converted to smoke
bay in later C16. Storeyed left end section rebuilt and extended in
C18. Two storeys and garret on brick plinth. Base of tile-hanging lower
to left of door. Exposed base of principal post to right of door.
Half-hipped roof. Central brick ridge stack (in left hall bay).
Irregular fenestration of three 2-light casements. Boarded door under
small open gabled porch beneath stack. C19 rear lean-to. Interior:
exposed framing. Crown-post roof to right section. Evidence for smoke
bay. Formerly known as Grove Farm Cottage.


Listing NGR: TQ7156849520

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