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Pollyfields Farmhouse, Detling

Description: Pollyfields Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 173644

OS Grid Reference: TQ7998760266
OS Grid Coordinates: 579987, 160266
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3130, 0.5812

Location: Scragged Oak Road, Detling, Kent ME14 3HL

Locality: Detling
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME14 3HL

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Listing Text

(west side)

1/136 Pollyfields Farmhouse
26.4.68 (formerly listed under
Bedhurst Road)

House. Late C15 or early C16. Timber framed with rendered infilling,
left end possibly rebuilt with studs painted on render, and C20
tile-hung gable. Wealden house of 4 bays with 2-by open hall,
the left bay of which only about 4 feet long, right end bay storeyed,
left end bay possibly rebuilt. 2 storeys, all but left end bay
on plinth. Right end bay has bracketted jetty. Heavy cill to
right bay of hall about 2 feet above ground cill, possibly base
of hall window. Close-studded, with slightly more widely spaced
studs on first floor. Curved braces to flying wall-plate, arch
braces (left end painted) at end of each end bay. Roof hipped to
right. Stack in front slope of roof, off-centre to left. Irregular
fenestration of 3,2 and 3-light C19 or C20 casements. Ribbed door
in narrow left end bay of former open hall, with simple-plain
tiled canopy over. Rear lean-to.

Listing NGR: TQ7998760266

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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