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Church Farmhouse, Broomfield and Kingswood

Description: Church Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 174028

OS Grid Reference: TQ8385552452
OS Grid Coordinates: 583855, 152452
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2416, 0.6326

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)
Church Farmhouse

Farmhouse. Mid 15th century, with early-to-mid 19th century facade.
Timber-framed. Ground floor of front elevation clad in chequered
red and grey brick, first floor hung with alternate bands of plain
and fishscale tiles. Ground floor and first floor of left gable end
weatherboarded. 4 timber-framed bays:- open hall of 2 slightly
unequal-length bays, with cross passage in shorter left end bay;
storeyed end bays. 2 storeys and garret on stone plinth. Left
gable end jettied. Roof half-hipped with gablet to left, hipped to
right. Multiple brick ridge stack off-centre to left. Irregular
fenestration of 3 windows; one 3-light and two 2-light leaded
casements; no windows to left of stack. Panelled door with 2 top
lights under flat bracketed hood slightly to left of stack. Rear
lean-to. Interior: Exposed framing. 2 adjacent 4-centred arched
doorheads with solid spandrels between former ground-floor passage
and left end bay. Large gunstock jowls. Moulded central crown-post
on cambered and formerly heavily braced tie-beam. Ogee end-of-hall
braces on first floor.

Listing NGR: TQ8385552452

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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