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Description: Hoathly Farmhouse
Date Listed: 10 October 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 169978
OS Grid Reference: TQ6573736652
OS Grid Coordinates: 565737, 136652
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1052, 0.3660
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LAMBERHURST CLAY HILL ROAD
TQ 63 NE
3/141 Hoathly Farmhouse
House. Late C17 with possibly earlier core, clad C18. Timber framed and clad with
dressed sandstone and red and blue chequered brick with plain tiled roof. The
seemingly regular square plan contains at least 3 different phases of building. Main
elevation of sandstone, of 2 storeys and basement on plinth with stone dentil
cornice to hipped roof with brick stacks to end right and to end left. Regular
fenestration (altered late C19) of two 4 light mullioned and transomed windows on
each floor, segmentally headed on ground floor, with central 3 light window on first
floor and central glazed door on ground floor with traceried rectangular fanlight
and flat hood on brackets and flight of 3 steps. Basement opening to right. Return
and rear elevations of brick, the hipped roof brought down at rear to form single
storey and attic with 2 large gabled dormers and free standing stack and
segmentally headed casements and rear door. Single storey service wing projecting
to rear, of mixed brick and stone with carriage doors at end left and 2 half-doors.
Interior: rear ranges framed in at least 2 phases, the large kitchen with inglenook
w D 1696. Attached domed bread oven and early C19 iron range in
inglenook. Parts of frame exposed in various places, not of large scantling. Many
original boarded doors with strap hinges and iron latches etc. C18/C19 range with
stone inglenook and dogleg stair with turned newels and stick balusters and with
stone lined cellar with flagstone floor and lattice-partitioned dairy/cheesery.
Listing NGR: TQ6573736652
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Source: English Heritage
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