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Baker's Farmhouse, Goudhurst

Description: Baker's Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 June 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 169552

OS Grid Reference: TQ7395539471
OS Grid Coordinates: 573955, 139471
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1281, 0.4846

Location: Ladham Road, Goudhurst, Kent TN17 1LS

Locality: Goudhurst
Local Authority: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN17 1LS

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Listing Text

TQ 73 NW (north side)

Baker's Farmhouse
House. Circa 1400 extended mid C16. Timber framed and part exposed close-studding
with plaster infill, ground floor part refaced with red brick. Tile hung on 1 st
floor with plain tiled roof. Hall house with rear wing and cross-wing. Two
storeys, with eaves-dropping to first floor (the close-studding exposed behind
it). Hipped roof, with projecting hipped wing to right. Stacks projecting at end
right and end left, and clustered to centre right. Two 3 light leaded wooden
casements on 1st floor with 4 light to right and 4 light and 5 light casements on
ground floor with central C16 brick bay with 4 light mullioned and transomed
leaded lights. Ribbed plank and shed doors in moulded surrounds to centre right
and at end right. C20 outshot to end left. The duplications of main posts in the
re-entrant between hall range and cross wing clearly shows the 2 periods of build-
ing. Interior: the hall with inserted moulded wall posts and cross beamed ceiling
and small panelled framed dividing walls. Large inglenook fireplaces of stone and
red brick. Cross-wing with good quality ovolos and fillet moulded mullioned
windows with sidelights to ground and first floors (fully exposed on right return
exterior elevation). Hall main tie beam with massive hollow chamfered knee
braces. Cross-wing with clasped purlins and windbrace roof. (See Kent Life,
April 1975 quoting RCHM report).

Listing NGR: TQ7395539471

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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