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Barnfield Farmhouse, Hawkhurst

Description: Barnfield Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 June 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 169702

OS Grid Reference: TQ7504130646
OS Grid Coordinates: 575041, 130646
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0485, 0.4959

Location: High Street, Hawkhurst, Kent TN18 4PX

Locality: Hawkhurst
Local Authority: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN18 4PX

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Listing Text

TQ 7430-7530 (south side)

Barnfield Farmhouse

House. C16 or earlier, altered C16 to C18 and extended late C19. Timber framed
and weather-boarded, with tile-hung cross-wing, painted to front elevation. Red
brick and sandstone base. Plain tiled roofs. Possible hall house origin now
lobby entry plan, rebuilt and extended with cross wing C16/C17. Two storeys with
2-storey and garret cross-wing. Hipped main range with stacks to left and to
centre right; half-hipped cross-wing. Wooden casement on each floor of cross-wing and irregular ranges of wooden casements to main block. Boarded door to centre with flat hood on brackets. Three half-hipped wings projecting at rear, with wooden casements. Many casements retain C18 leaded crown glass lights. C19 red brick dairy attached to rear left. Interior: fully framed interior of several periods.
End right appears to be 2 bay C16 cross-wing with 1 bay of main range,
the central section of the main range rebuilt and spliced into the frame of this
end section. Cross-wing at left separately framed. Renewed clasped purlin roofs
throughout (C17 probably). Inglenooks with sandstone blocks at base, chamfered
wooden chimney bressummers and coving. Brick floors to ground floor, 14" oak
boards to upper floor. Great and Little Barnfield Hundreds take their names form
this site.

Listing NGR: TQ7504130646

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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