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Rose Farmhouse, Broomfield and Kingswood

Description: Rose Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 174025

OS Grid Reference: TQ8381952315
OS Grid Coordinates: 583819, 152315
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2404, 0.6320

Location: Broomfield Road, Broomfield, Kent ME17 1PT

Locality: Broomfield and Kingswood
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME17 1PT

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Listing Text

(east side)
2/8 Rose Farmhouse

Farmhouse. Late 15th or early 16th century. Timber framed.
Rendered, with only principal posts exposed. Plain tile roof.
Wealden, with open hall of 2 unequal bays, a broad 2-storey bay to
right end and evidence for demolished 2-storey bay to left.
2 storeys, on galletted stone plinth. Right end bay jettied on plain
brackets. 2 tension braces of uneven length to open hall. Arch
brace to right end of flying wall-plate and bracket beneath left end.
Solid bracket under central tie. Roof half-hipped to left, and hipped
with large gablet to right. Right hip returns. Multiple brick ridge
stack central to existing house, in narrow right bay of hall.
Projecting brick stack to right gable end. Irregular fenestration
of 3 windows; one 3-light casement to left bay of hall, small fixed
light to right hall bay and one 3-light casement to right end bay.
Boarded door with rectangular light up 2 steps to left end of right
end bay. Long right return wing: tile-hung first floor. 2 storeys.
Hipped roof with lower ridge. Projecting stack towards rear on
right side. Two 2-light casements. End lean-to. Interior not
inspected. Called after William Rose who owned house in late 15th
century. Owned by Joseph Hatch, bell-founder, early 17th century.

Listing NGR: TQ8381952315

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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