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Kelsham Farmhouse, Headcorn

Description: Kelsham Farmhouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 26 April 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 174279

OS Grid Reference: TQ8145044385
OS Grid Coordinates: 581450, 144385
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1699, 0.5941

Location: Headcorn, Kent TN27 9NY

Locality: Headcorn
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN27 9NY

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Listing Text

TQ 84 SW (South side)

7/52 Kelsham Farmhouse
(Formerly listed
26.4.68 as Kelsham)


Farmhouse. Late C16 or early C17, with C17 addition to left. Timber framed
with plaster infilling and plain tile roof. Lobby entry plan of 3 timber-
framed bays including stack bay, with 2-bay addition to left. 2 storeys and
garret. Right section close-studded, with dropped tie-beam. Broadly-spaced
studding to left section. Continuous jetty to right section, on solid
brackets, with moulded bressumer. Left section unjettied. Three-quarters
hipped roof. Multiple brick ridge stack to centre of right section.
Irregular fenestration of 5 casements; one 3-light to each principal bay and
one 2-light under stack, Right section formerly had deep central window to
each outer bay, flanked by frieze windows under eaves. Mortices on ground
floor for rectangular bay window to each outer bay of right section with
frieze windows in ground-floor wall. Door of 2 fielded panels with rectangular
3-light fanlight under stack. Open lean-to shelter to right gable end. Rear
lean-to to right. Rear wing to left built 1930. Interior: exposed framing.

Listing NGR: TQ8145244384

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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