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Iden Farmhouse, Boughton Monchelsea

Description: Iden Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 174494

OS Grid Reference: TQ7802450834
OS Grid Coordinates: 578024, 150834
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2289, 0.5484

Location: Heath Road, Boughton Monchelsea, Kent ME17 4JE

Locality: Boughton Monchelsea
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME17 4JE

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Listing Text

TQ 75 SE (North side)
Cock Street

1/33 Iden Farmhouse
23.5.67 (formerly listed as
Nos 1 and 2 Iden


Farmhouse, now house. Late C16, with C18, C19 and C20 alterations. Timber
framed. Front elevation chequered red and grey brick. Plain tile roof.
Lobby entry plan of approximately 4 timber-framed bays, with 2-bay principal
room to left of stack. Bay or bays to right of stack largely rebuilt in C18.
2 storeys, garret and cellar on low stone plinth. Plat band. Half-hipped
roof. Projecting brick stack with galleted stone base to left gable end,
and brick ridge stack to right of centre. Small hipped 2-light dormer.
Irregular fenestration of 6 wooden casements in altered openings; three 3-light
to left of stack, one 2-light under stack and two 3-light to right. Three
ground-floor casements with segmental relieving arches. Ribbed door in
rectangular brick porch with hipped roof under stack. Rear return wing to left,
probably C18; chequered red and grey brick with galleted stone gable end. 2
storeys and garret with plat band, half-hipped roof and gable-end lean-to.
Similar rear return wing to right. Rear lean-to to centre. Interior: ovolo-
moulded cross and axial beams to principal ground-floor room. Fireplace to same
room with chamfered tooled stone jambs and wooden bressumer. Painted
unchamfered brick fireplace to ground floor room to right. Staggered butt
purlins to roof. Small quantity of exposed framing.

Listing NGR: TQ7802450834

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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