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Description: Ford Manor Farmhouse
Date Listed: 30 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 171206
OS Grid Reference: TR2049865697
OS Grid Coordinates: 620498, 165697
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3476, 1.1650
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5273 HOATH MILL BANK
Ford Manor Farmhouse
TR 26 NW 1/390 30.1.67
This building incorporates part of the late mediaeval gatehouse of the Palace
of the Archbishops of Canterbury. Most of the Palace was demolished in 1658.
The existing building incorporates a wing of C15 date but was refronted in
red brick in C18. Two storeys. Hipped tiled roof. Three casement windows.
Modern porch. The east front has the timber-framing exposed in one place and
a small two-storeyed gable projection in the centre. In the south wall is
an C18 doorcase with pilasters, a pediment and door of 6 fielded panels. Behind
is an C18 L-wing on the ground floor only, and beyond this a C17 red brick
wall containing an archway with a pointed head. The interior contains exposed
beams, inglenook fireplace and crown post roof of circa 1480.
Listing NGR: TR2049865697
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Source: English Heritage
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