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Harp Farmhouse, Boxley

Description: Harp Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 July 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 173575

OS Grid Reference: TQ7741759926
OS Grid Coordinates: 577417, 159926
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3108, 0.5442

Locality: Boxley
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME14 3ED

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Listing Text

(west side)

5/69 Harp Farmhouse


House. C16 or earlier, with late C18 or early C19 cladding and
attic storey, and C20 cross-wing. Timber framed. South elevation
clad in red brick in English bond on ground floor and tile-hung
above, with plain tile roof. In 2 sections, left approximately
twice as long as right, but probably one range below eaves level.
2 storeys on brick plinth. Left section has cellar, and added
mansard roof containing attics, half-hipped at left end, gabled at
right. Roof of right section is lower, running into cross-wing
at right end. Multiple red brick stack in front slope of roof
immediately below ridge, at right end of mansard roof but central
to whole range. Slightly projecting buff brick stack at left end.
2 plain dormers in mansard roof. First floor of whole range
has irregular fenestration of 4 C19 sashes; one towards left end and
one to right of centre of mansarded section, and 2 close together
filling most of right section. Blocked door in centre of right
section. C20 brick porch at end of right section with pitched
plain-tile roof and tile-hung gable. Panelled door with glazed
top light. C19 addition at left end in gault brick with slate
roof, one storey, with stack at left end. C20 cross-wing at right
end with ground floor of re-used bricks, first floor tile-hung,
and hipped plain tile roof. Various C19 additions at rear.

Listing NGR: TQ7741759926

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Source: English Heritage

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