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Rose Cottages

A Grade II* Listed Building in Yalding, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2262 / 51°13'34"N

Longitude: 0.4329 / 0°25'58"E

OS Eastings: 569975

OS Northings: 150252

OS Grid: TQ699502

Mapcode National: GBR NQC.280

Mapcode Global: VHJMK.GF7W

Entry Name: Rose Cottages

Listing Date: 23 May 1967

Last Amended: 14 October 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1348526

English Heritage Legacy ID: 174998

Location: Yalding, Maidstone, Kent, ME18

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Civil Parish: Yalding

Built-Up Area: Yalding

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Yalding St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

TQ 6950
(north side)
6/183 Nos. 1 and 2
Rose Cottages
23-5-67 listed as The

Farmhouse, now house pair. C14 or early C15, with C19 facade.
Timber framed, faced with tarred weatherboarding. Plain tile roof.
Wealden, with open hall of two roughly equal-length bays and storeyed
end bays. 2 storeys, on stone plinth. Storeyed end bays jettied to
front on solid-spandrel brackets, right jetty returning on a formerly
moulded dragon post. Short brace under central tie-beam and to right
end of flying wall-plate. Steeply pitched roof with gablets. Multiple
red and grey brick stack in front slope of roof to left end of right
hall bay, and slender projecting stack to left gable end. Irregular
fenestration of 3 paned casements; one two-light to each end bay and
one three-light to left hall bay. Similar windows to ground floor, but
with three-light casements to right end bay. Boarded door to No. 1 up
three steps to left end of hall, and half-glazed and panelled door to
No. 2 to left end of right end bay. Interior: only No. 1 inspected.
Partly exposed framing. Left end bay on ground floor has unmorticed
axial beam, and post towards centre of front wall unusually jowled into
room. Similar post to left end. Rear wall of left hall bay has
hollow-chamfered solid-spandrel brace or high doorhead springing from
left end-of-hall beam. Moulded and brattished left end-of-hall beam
with broadly-spaced studding, and stave infilling, beneath it. Tension-
braced stave-and-plaster partition above it on first floor. Left end
bay on first floor is ceiled beneath cross tie-beam which is carried
on chamfered posts with long shaped jowls and probably solid-spandrel
braces. Chamfered wall-plate and arch-braced gable end tie-beam. Hall
has moulded cornice above hollow-chamfered wall-plate to front and rear,
not returned across left end (right end not seen). Hollow-chamfered
central truss posts with narrow integral rebated shaped jowls. Front
post has engaged hollow-chamfered semi-octagonal shaft with moulded
capital. Rear post not visible on ground floor. Cambered central tie-
beam with same moulding as cornice, and with hollow-chamfered arch
braces of very large scantling meeting at centre. Bay ceiled below crown
post. Chamfered side posts of probable hall window to centre of front
wall of left hall bay on first floor. Left end bay has unusual blocked
hollow-chamfered four-centred-arched first-floor doorway towards front of
left gable end. Chamfered axial beam to inserted hall floor. Large
stone and brick fireplace with cambered chamfered bressumer and with
bread oven.

Listing NGR: TQ7005750198

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

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