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Description: Kingsnorth Manor Farmhouse
Date Listed: 26 April 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 174200
OS Grid Reference: TQ8485147535
OS Grid Coordinates: 584851, 147535
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1971, 0.6443
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ULCOMBE CRUMPS LANE
TQ 84 NW
5/180 Kingsnorth Manor
Farmhouse. Late, C16 with early C17 addition. Timber framed,
left range rendered, right wing with exposed close-studding and
plaster infilling. Plain tile roof. 2 storeys and attics on
stone plinth, with cellar under wing. Right cross-wing projects
forwards; jettied to first floor and attic on moulded bressumers
with shaped brackets. Plain bargeboards to gable. Roof of
left range half-hipped to left and abuts cross-wing to right.
Multiple brick ridge stack with fillets, in front slope of roof
off-centre to left of left range. Slender stack to right side
of wing. Irregular fenestration of 3 windows; one 3-light
casement to left of stack, and one 4-light to right. Cross-wing
has 10-light ovolo-moulded mullioned and transomed oriel window
to first floor, on shaped brackets, with moulded cill and cornice,
and single side lights. Internal evidence for frieze windows
to each side. Ground floor of wing has 4-light leaded casement
with evidence for 3-light frieze window each side. 3-light attic
casement. Ribbed door under late C19/early C20 open wooden porch
to right end of left range. Interior: Exposed timbers. Moulded
beams. Stairs with octagonal newel-post from ground floor to
attic. Aligned butt purlin roof with windbraces to wing. Clasped
purlin roof with diminishing principal rafters and windbraces to
left range. [Illustrated in K. Gravett, Timber and Brick Buildings
in Kent, 1971].
Listing NGR: TQ8485147535
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Source: English Heritage
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