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Description: Headcorn Place
Date Listed: 26 April 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 174341
OS Grid Reference: TQ8186043837
OS Grid Coordinates: 581860, 143837
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1649, 0.5997
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HEADCORN WATER LANE
TQ 84 SW (West side)
7/113 Headcorn Place
Farmhouse. C15 or early C16, with late C18 or early C19 alterations. Timber
framed. Ground floor and gable ends weatherboarded, first floor of front
elevation tile-hung. Plain tile roof. Wealden, with hall of 2 slightly
unequal-length bays and storeyed end bays. 2 storeys and attic. Right and
left end bays jettied, returning on moulded dragon posts. Gable end jetties
underbuilt. Unbraced flying wall-plate. Solid bracket to central tie-beam.
Steeply-pitched hipped roof with gablets. Multiple brick ridge stack to
centre of longer right hall bay. Slender projecting stack to left gable end.
Small gabled dormer. Irregular fenestration of 4 casements; one 2-light and
three 3-light. Ribbed door with shallow flat hood under stack. 2-storey
C18 weatherboarded rear return wing to left, with boarded first floor door
and external step ladder. Low single-storey L-plan red and grey brick bake-
house to left side of left wing. Rear lean-to to all but right end. Interior
Listing NGR: TQ8186243838
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Source: English Heritage
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