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ARCHBISHOP'S STABLES CARRIAGE MUSEUM THE TITHE BARN

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: ARCHBISHOP'S STABLES CARRIAGE MUSEUM THE TITHE BARN

List entry Number: 1336233

Location

ARCHBISHOP'S STABLES, MILL STREET
CARRIAGE MUSEUM, MILL STREET
THE TITHE BARN, MILL STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 30-Jul-1951

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 173438

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

MILL STREET 1. 5278 (West Side) The Tithe Barn (Archbishop's Stables or Carriage Museum) TQ 7655 NW 2/69 TQ 7655 SW 7/69 30.7.5l. 1. GV

2. A large C14 Tithe barn which was subsequently used as the stables of the Archbishop's Palace. It is now the Maidstone Corporation Carriage Museum. 2 storeys stone rubble. Hipped tiled roof, 6 bays with a buttress between each. The east front has 6 small narrow windows on each floor. The west front has 5 obtusely-pointed doorways (2 of them larger than the others) and a 2-storeyed porch in the centre. The ground floor of the porch is of stone. Its 1st floor is timbered with modern brick infilling and projects on the protruding ends of the floor joists and brackets. It has a double loft door with a flight of stone steps leading up to it on the north side of the porch and a gable over. The west front also has 5 small windows on the 1st floor and one other doorway. Crown-post roof inside. Scheduled as an AM.

Gateway & Wall to Palace Gardens, Wall to north-west of Archbishop's Palace, The Archbishop's Palace, Wall to east of Archbishop's Palace, The Dungeons at the Archbishop's Palace, The Gate House at the Archbishop's Palace, The Len Bridge, The Tithe Barn, Parish Church of All Saints, Wall to north & west of All Saints Church, The College Gateway, The College Tower, The College, The Master's Tower, Cutbush Almshouses and the Ruined Gateway form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ7597455470

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National Grid Reference: TQ 76032 55481

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