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Dunbury Farmhouse, Chart Sutton

Description: Dunbury Farmhouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 18 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 174045

OS Grid Reference: TQ7916246288
OS Grid Coordinates: 579162, 146288
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1877, 0.5624

Location: Chart Sutton, Kent ME17 3RQ

Locality: Chart Sutton
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME17 3RQ

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Listing Text

TQ 792 463 ROAD
(east side)
4/28 Dunbury

Farmhouse. C14 with later alterations. Timber framed. Ground
floor red brick in Flemish bond, first floor weatherboarded.
Plain tile roof. Probably open hall with rear aisle, bay to
left end and flush 2-bay cross-wing to right end. 2 storeys
and attics. Continuous ground-floor. Cross-wing jettied to
front and long right side. Roof of hall range hipped to left.
Hipped roof to wing with higher eaves and ridge and large
gablet. Ridge stack at junction of hall and wing. 2 hipped
rear dormers. Irregular fenestration of 3 casements; one 2-
light and one 3-light to main range and one 3-light to wing.
Boarded door under stack. Rear lean-to to hall, formerly an
aisle. Interior: exposed framing. Moulded octagonal crown-
post to wing, on moulded cambered tie-beam with large moulded
solid-spandrel braces and doubly hollow-chamfered principal
posts. Largely reassembled hall roof with trenches for
collars. Long cut jowls to hall posts. Moulded doorway with
depressed ogee head between hall range and wing. Moulded
brackets beneath ground-floor ceiling beams. Evidence for
windows and possible garderobe to rear gable end of wing.

Listing NGR: TQ7963349807

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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