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The Bull Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Linton, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2238 / 51°13'25"N

Longitude: 0.5105 / 0°30'37"E

OS Eastings: 575398

OS Northings: 150175

OS Grid: TQ753501

Mapcode National: GBR PRS.9VD

Mapcode Global: VHJML.SHQP

Entry Name: The Bull Inn

Listing Date: 23 May 1967

Last Amended: 26 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1263336

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432610

Location: Linton, Maidstone, Kent, ME17

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Civil Parish: Linton

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Linton St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

LINTON HILL
TQ 75 SE LINTON
(blast Side)
3/156 The Bull Inn
(Formerly listed as
Post Office Stores
23.5.67 and Bull Inn
GV II
Public house and post-office stores, now public house. C16 or early C17,
with later C17 and C19 alterations. Timber framed. Exposed framing with
plaster infilling to first floor of left wing, rest rendered. Plain
tile roof. Main range, with cross-wing projecting forwards to left. Right
end of main range possibly added. Cross-wing 2 storeys, attic and cellar
on brick plinth, main range 2 storeys on rendered plinth. Underbuilt
jetty to gable end of cross-wing. Continuous jetty on moulded bressumer
to all but right end of main range. Wing close-studded, with plain
bargeboards. Roof of main range half-hipped to right with higher ridge
than wing. Projecting brick stack to left side elevation of wing and rear
stacks towards centre and right end of main range. Irregular fenestration
of 6 casements; one 3-light to cross-wing, three 3-light to central
section of main range, and one 5-light and one single-light to former
post-office to right. Slightly canted C19 shop front to former post-
office to right, with two 3-light windows flanking half-glazed door, and
with moulded cornice and plain fascia. Ribbed door up 2 steps to right
side elevation of wing, ribbed door up 2 steps towards centre of main
range, and ribbed door to right of shop front. Rear left return wing to
main range, immediately to right of cross-wing, and 3 short rear wings
to main range. Date AG painted on main range. Interior: only partly
1674
inspected. Exposed framing. Moulded ground-floor beams. 2 moulded stone
fireplaces with 4-centred arched wooden bressumers; to wing and main
range.


Listing NGR: TQ7538950165

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

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