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Steppes Hill Farmhouse, Stockbury

Description: Steppes Hill Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 July 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 173684

OS Grid Reference: TQ8334661055
OS Grid Coordinates: 583346, 161055
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3191, 0.6297

Location: S Street Road, Stockbury, Kent ME9 7RB

Locality: Stockbury
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME9 7RB

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Listing Text

(south-east side)

2/175 Steppes Hill Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Early C17 and earlier with C18 additions, restored
in C20. Timber-framed, ground floor pebble-dashed, first
floor with applied studding, right gable end tile-hung. Lobby
entry plan of 3 timber-framed bays and stack bay. Rear stair
turret. 2 storeys on brick plinth with continuous jetty which
continues round left gable end. Applied close-studding with
arch braces. Roof hipped to left, half-hipped to right. Multiple
stack in front slope of roof off-centre to left, and projecting
brick stack to right. Panelled door beneath stack with simple
canopy over. Timber-framed stair turret behind stack, clad
in brick. Rear wing to left: C17 or earlier core. Timber-framed
with plain tile roof, brick-cladd in C18 with plat band. Roof
half-hipped to junction with front range. Much lower C18
extension to wing, timber-framed and clad in brick. Large
c20 rear extention to left. Interior: front range has clasped
purlin roof with reducing principal rafters, altered at both
ends. Left end bay of front range incorporates fragment of cross-
wing of earlier building. Rear wing has ovolo-moulded mullion
window with secondary diamond mullions. Exposed beams and
posts. Marked on O.S. map as Hill Farm.

Listing NGR: TQ8334661055

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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