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Noahs Ark Farmhouse, East Sutton

Description: Noahs Ark Farmhouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 18 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 174096

OS Grid Reference: TQ8246746694
OS Grid Coordinates: 582467, 146694
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1903, 0.6098

Location: E Sutton Road, East Sutton, Kent ME17 3DT

Locality: East Sutton
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME17 3DT

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Listing Text

TQ 84 NW
(west side)
5/79 Noahs Ark

Farmhouse, now house. C14 or early C15, with mid C16 alterations
addition of early C17, and C19 facade. Timber framed. Ground
floor clad with painted brick, first floor tile-hung. Plain
tile roof. 2-bay open hall with storeyed bay to left (west)
2 storeys and attic. South (rear) elevation: left gable end
jettied, with ogee tension brace to ground floor and plain
doorway to "rear" end of first floor. Roof hipped to left with
gablet. Multiple brick ridge stack in "rear" slope of roof
towards right end. Gabled dormer. Irregular fenestration of
2 ovolo-moulded mullion windows; one 4-light to left of centre
and one 3-light beneath stack. Diamond mullion window to ground
floor of left gable end. Early C17 two-storey stair turret
of 2 timber-framed bays, projecting forwards to left end, with
jetty to left side continued from jetty of main range. Ribbed
door in right side of turret, up 4 steps at junction with main
range. 4-centred arched doorway with moulded jambs and hollow
spandrels to "rear" wall of main range. Lean-to to right.
Interior: Exposed framing. Large ogee braces to left end of
hall. Moulded and brattished end of hall beams. Moulded
crown-post. C16 inserted floor with moulded beams and cornice
to hall, and moulded beams to first floor left end room.
C16 fireplace to hall with moulded wooden architrave and four-
centred arch with blank shields and long leaf spears. Doorway
with 4-centred arched head with hollow spandrels either side
of fireplace. C17 newel staircase.

Listing NGR: TQ8348048630

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Source: English Heritage

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