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Description: Boy Court Farmhouse
Date Listed: 26 April 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 174190
OS Grid Reference: TQ8466046092
OS Grid Coordinates: 584660, 146092
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1842, 0.6409
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ULCOMBE BOY COURT LANE
TQ 84 NW
Farmhouse. Late C16 or early C17, with slightly earlier wing
to rear. Late C18 alterations. Timber framed. Front elevation
clad with red and grey brick in Flemish bond to ground floor.
and mathematical tiles to first floor. Right gable end mathema-
tical tiles. Rear of left gable end and rear wall framed in
small panels, some close-studded, some with decorative ogee
bracing. Rear wing timber framed with broadly-spaced studding
and plaster infilling. Plain tile roof. 2 storeys on brick
plinth, with plat band in Flemish bond. Boxed wooden eaves
cornice. Projecting brick stack in English bond to left, with
moulded plinth and off-set, tumbled brick-work to shoulder,
and octagonal flue on moulded plinth with renewed moulded cap.
Central rear brick stack of 2 star-plan flues joined to central
rectangular pier, all with corniced tops. Plain, slightly
projecting brick stack to right gable end. Irregular fenestration
of 4 broad leaded casements with top lights; 3 of 3 lights,
and one over door of 2 lights. Panelled door with 6 small
top lights under flat hood up 3 steps to right of centre.
Rear stair turret immediately to left of central stack. Rear
wing to left of centre, probably belonging to an earlier house.
Interior: said to contain newel staircase, panelling, and carved
door heads. Roof (visible from left gable end) of clasped
purlins with diminishing principal rafters.
Listing NGR: TQ8466046092
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Source: English Heritage
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