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Abbey Gate Farmhouse, Tovil

Description: Abbey Gate Farmhouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 30 July 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 173489

OS Grid Reference: TQ7526053653
OS Grid Coordinates: 575260, 153653
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2551, 0.5102

Location: Tovil, Kent ME15 0PP

Locality: Tovil
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME15 0PP

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Listing Text

(West Side)
Abbey Gate Farmhouse
TQ 75 SE 11/167 30.7.5l.

A Cl5 to C16 wealden hall-house with the ground floor almost wholly plastered
but£the timber-framing with curved braces exposed on the 1st floor. 2 storeys
and attics. Hipped tiled roof. 2 tiny hipped dormers. 4 casement windows,
some with small square leaded panes. The rear elevation has 3 original wooden
mullioned windows. The interior contains a crown post roof and screens passages
with 2 original openings to Pantry and Buttery. Fine late C16 wooden fireplace
with shields in spandrels and massive stone chimneystack rising through the
house. The solar end has arches with Renaissance reeded pilasters.

Listing NGR: TQ7617455579

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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