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The Blue House

A Grade II* Listed Building in East Sutton, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2221 / 51°13'19"N

Longitude: 0.6218 / 0°37'18"E

OS Eastings: 583178

OS Northings: 150251

OS Grid: TQ831502

Mapcode National: GBR QT8.81S

Mapcode Global: VHJMN.QKL0

Plus Code: 9F326JCC+RP

Entry Name: The Blue House

Listing Date: 26 April 1968

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1344269

English Heritage Legacy ID: 174084

Location: East Sutton, Maidstone, Kent, ME17

County: Kent

Civil Parish: East Sutton

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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TQ 85 SW
[south side)
2/67 The Blue House

House, now cottages. C15, with early C17 alterations.
Timber framed, with rendered infilling and plain tile roof.
Wealden, with open hall of 2 unequal-length bays, and
storeyed right end bay. Left end rebuilt as separately
framed 2-bay cross-wing. 2 storeys on stone plinth. Right
and left end bays jettied, jetties returning on moulded dragon
posts. Broadly-spaced studding to hall and to ground floor
of end bays. First floor of each end bay rendered. Small
arch brace to right end of flying wall plate. Solid bracket
under central tie-beam and under left end post of hall. Roof
hipped to left with gablet, and hipped towards right end down
to lower ridge over right end bay. Small projecting stacks to
right and left. Multiple brick ridge stack at junction of hall
and left wing. Irregular fenestration of 5 leaded casements;
one 3-light to left bay, one 2-light to left hall bay, two
2-light to broader right hall bay, and one 3-light to right
end bay. Ribbed door to right end of hall. Interior: exposed
framing. Moulded, brattished end of hall beam. Moulded
crown post to hall. Side purlin roof to wing. Inserted hall
floor dated 1610. Plank-and-muntin partition, probably early

Listing NGR: TQ8317850251

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