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Beadles

A Grade II Listed Building in Dartford, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4446 / 51°26'40"N

Longitude: 0.2147 / 0°12'52"E

OS Eastings: 554006

OS Northings: 174064

OS Grid: TQ540740

Mapcode National: GBR TN.QSY

Mapcode Global: VHHNT.NYVF

Plus Code: 9F32C6V7+VV

Entry Name: Beadles

Listing Date: 21 May 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387277

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475214

Location: Town, Dartford, Kent, DA1

County: Kent

District: Dartford

Electoral Ward/Division: Town

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Bexley

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Dartford Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Description


TQ 5474 DARTFORD SPITAL STREET

2/10003 Beadles

II

Car showroom and offices. Dated 1910, built by Frank Atkinson for Mr J Beadle. Neo-Classical style. Built of stock brick with red brick dressings. Office has tiled roof with central and end brick stacks. Office of two to three storeys; 4 windows. Mainly metal-framed casements, but rear elevation has mezzanine floor with oculi, now with late C20 UPVC replacement lights. Side elevation has open pediment with wooden cornice, end rusticated pilasters and ground floor giant round-headed arches with keystones, impost blocks and Gibbs surrounds. Pedimented gable has two diamond-shaped plaques with date 1910 and central square stone tablet with keystone, floral swag and initials JCB. Large one storey car showroom built out to front of 3 x 2 bays. Flat roof with parapet with moulded cornice with triglyph frieze. Front has central open curved pediment supported on 2 rusticated brick Tuscan columns and two piers each side. Corner rusticated piers. Sides have rusticated brick piers with flanking brick columns. Showroom windows boarded up at time of survey but recent photographs suggest that at least the upper part of the windows are original. Interior not seen but likely to retain a 12 panelled ceiling with roof lights, Tuscan columns, sirapite walls with moulded pilasters and granolithic floors with Doloment panels.


Listing NGR: TQ5400874062

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