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Mount Castle Farm Cottage, Lenham

Description: Mount Castle Farm Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 December 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 173924

OS Grid Reference: TQ9090250418
OS Grid Coordinates: 590902, 150418
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2210, 0.7324

Location: Mt Castle Lane, Lenham, Kent ME17 2JB

Locality: Lenham
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME17 2JB

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Listing Text

TQ 95 SW
5/189 Mount Castle Farm
House. Late C15 with C16, C17 and C19 alterations. Timber framed.
Front elevation, part of first floor, part of rear and left
gable clad or rebuilt in galleted ragstone with dressings of thin
red bricks. Exposed studding to first floor with C19 red brick
infilling. Left gable end part red brick in Flemish bond, gable
with occasional grey headers. Plain tile roof it bays of open hall,
with storeyed bay to right end. Left end truncated. 2 storeys,
with broadly-spaced studding. Roof hipped to right. C19 red
and grey brick stack in left gable end. One 2-light C19
casement on ground floor to left of door. Boarded door with seg-
mental head up 3 steps towards centre. Datestone TB in left gable
end, probably reset. Interior: Moulded dais beam with mortice
for spear. Moulded crown-post on cambered tie-beam with mortices
for large braces. C17 inserted floor. Inserted stud and plaster
partition above central tie-beam of open hall, smoke blackened
one side; remains of a smoke bay, probably C16 or early C17.
Exposed beams and posts.

Listing NGR: TQ9090250418

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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