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Bell Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Yalding, Kent

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Latitude: 51.1996 / 51°11'58"N

Longitude: 0.3951 / 0°23'42"E

OS Eastings: 567432

OS Northings: 147218

OS Grid: TQ674472

Mapcode National: GBR NQH.QPM

Mapcode Global: VHJMQ.S3RP

Entry Name: Bell Cottages

Listing Date: 10 August 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1348691

English Heritage Legacy ID: 174972

Location: Yalding, Maidstone, Kent, TN12

County: Kent

Civil Parish: Yalding

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Paddock Wood St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

TQ 64 NE
(east side)
Nos. 1 and 2
Bell Cottages

House pair. Circa 1860. North elevation red and grey brick in Flemish bond,
east gable end red brick. South elevation brick, clad on ground floor with
render, and on first floor with tile-hanging. Plain tile roof. Built at
right-angles to road. 2 storeys and garret. South elevation has dentilled
brick eaves cornice virtually flush with tile-hanging. Gabled. Brick gable-
end ridge stacks, each with slender stack behind it in north slope. Low
flat-topped plain-tiled pyramidal platform towards centre of ridge, bearing
bell cupola with leaded pyramidal roof. Regular 2-window front of sixteen-
pane sashes recessed in the tile-hanging to south, with similar sashes to
ground floor below. Two paned two-light horizontally-sliding sashes with
segmental heads to north. Pair of plain doors under shared bracketed plain-
tile lean-to canopy, to centre of south elevation. Interior not inspected.
The bell was erected as a fire alarm to call workers from the hop fields to
the extensive oasthouse complex at Beltring Hop Farm. Listed for historical

Listing NGR: TQ6743247218

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

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