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Latitude: 51.2763 / 51°16'34"N
Longitude: 0.7221 / 0°43'19"E
OS Eastings: 589960
OS Northings: 156532
OS Grid: TQ899565
Mapcode National: GBR QSM.WZH
Mapcode Global: VHKJZ.G5MY
Entry Name: Yokes Court
Listing Date: 26 April 1968
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1336287
English Heritage Legacy ID: 173736
Location: Frinsted, Maidstone, Kent, ME9
Civil Parish: Frinsted
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
FRINSTED NEW PURCHASE ROAD
TQ 85 NE (south side)
1/3 Yokes Court
House. Early C17, altered in C19, restored 1984 after fire in 1930s.
Red brick with occasional grey headers in English bond with plain
tile roof. 2 storeys, attics and cellar on brick-coped plinth
with plat band. Hipped roof. Projecting stack to left end and
large brick ridge stack of 6 rectangular flues on coped brick plinth
off-centre to right. C20 hipped dormer to rear. Irregular
fenestration of brick mullioned and transomed windows four C19 and
early C20 and one C17, the latter of 2 tiers of 2 lights, rendered.
5-light mullioned and transomed windoy with hollow-chamfered
mullions on ground floor to right of porch. Small gabled brick
porch on low plinth with chamfered circular side-lights, towards
left end. Small wood bell-frame to left end of ridge. Right side
elevation has very short 2-storey projection with hipped roof,
at right-angles towards rear, rear wall of which is a continuation
of rear elevation. Short rear return wing to left, also integral,
with large projecting brick stack to either side. Interior: Several
C17 window catches. Roof of aligned butt side purlins in short
bays, with collars, only part remaining. Ground and first-floor
fireplaces in left stack of left wing retain virtually complete.
Painted plasterwork within the fireplaces black on white ground
On ground floor, repeating circular pattern to splayed sides,
chequered pattern to back, leaving narrow central gap for fire. First
floor repeating triangular pattern to splayed sides, floral design
winding up back, again with gap.
Listing NGR: TQ8996056532
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