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Description: Coldbridge Farmhouse
Date Listed: 21 October 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 174237
OS Grid Reference: TQ8852047889
OS Grid Coordinates: 588520, 147889
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1991, 0.6970
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BOUGHTON MALHERBE COLDBRIDGE LANE.
TQ 84 NE (South side)
Fragment of castle, now farmhouse. Built by Fulk de Peyforer after 1314.
C19 facade. Small block stone, roughly coursed to south elevation, evenly
coursed to west, with C19 red brick dressings. Right side of south elevation
tile hung on first floor. Plain tile roof. L-plan. South Elevation:
2 storeys. on stone plinth. Flat eaves soffits. Hipped roof with gablets,
left (west) hip returning. Gable end stacks. Irregular fenestration of
three 2-light casements. Half-glazed central door in C20 half-glazed
block porch. West return elevation: cills and lower part of chamfered stone
jambs of 2 first-floor windows of a taller, truncated, building, visible
immediately under eaves, one towards north end and one towards south.
Ashlar jambs of intermediate ground-floor opening towards south end. Interior
not inspected. Doubly moated site; inner moat rectangular, outer triangular.
(J. Newman, B.O.E. Series, West Kent and the Weald, 1980 edition).
Listing NGR: TQ8852047889
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Source: English Heritage
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