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Throwley House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Sheldwich, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2752 / 51°16'30"N

Longitude: 0.8812 / 0°52'52"E

OS Eastings: 601055

OS Northings: 156839

OS Grid: TR010568

Mapcode National: GBR SWH.TX9

Mapcode Global: VHKK2.766R

Plus Code: 9F327VGJ+3F

Entry Name: Throwley House

Listing Date: 2 November 1978

Last Amended: 10 November 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1344050

English Heritage Legacy ID: 176859

Location: Sheldwich, Swale, Kent, ME13

County: Kent

District: Swale

Civil Parish: Sheldwich

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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ASHFORD ROAD (west side)
Throwley House

(formerly listed in Throwley C.P.)


House. Early C19 rebuilding of C18 or C17 house. Painted brick, and mathematical tile on lathe and plaster base to return and rear walls .Slated roof.

Two storeys and basement with paired modillion eaves to hipped roof with stacks to left, centre, right and rear. Regular fenestration of five glazing bar sashes on first floor and four on ground floor, all with gauged heads. Central half-glazed door with rectangular fanlight. Porch with paired Ionic columns, attached cast wreaths to cornice, and incised Greek Keys on door surround.

Left return and rear: continuous verandah with tent roof on slender posts: Glazing bar sashes with shutters, and French windows on ground floor.

Interior: Doric columned screen with elliptical arch from doorway to stair hall. Stair late C19 insertion but with original octagonal top lit dome. All rooms with egg and tongue and modillion cornices. Drawing room with Corinthian screen and enriched soffits and Neo-classical tiled fire-place. Internal shutters to French windows slide into wall cavities. Palmette frieze .Second drawing room, urn and acanthus frieze, scrolled and enriched pediments over doors. Fireplace with Corinthan paired columns, enriched,supporting overmantel with paired Ionic columns and scrolled pediment with bracket for statue. Dining room with gilded wallpaper (the gold leaf now overpainted). Guilloched frieze and Wedgwood -style plaster plaques over the doors. Re-used C16 or C17 fireplace, possibly colonial in original, with (apparently) a native King or Queen as supporters.

Listing NGR: TR0106356852

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