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The Old Farmhouse, Boughton Monchelsea

Description: The Old Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 174507

OS Grid Reference: TQ7676851329
OS Grid Coordinates: 576768, 151329
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2338, 0.5306

Location: Haste Hill Road, Boughton Monchelsea, Kent ME17 4LT

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

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Listing Text

TQ 75 SE (West side)

1/44 The Old Farmhouse


House. Late C16, with early and mid C17 additions and later alterations.
Timber framed, rendered. First floor of right gable end weatherboarded.
Plain tile roof. Lobby entry plan of 2 timber-framed bays and central
stack bay. C17 addition to north (right), possibly built in two stages, comprising 3 timber-framed bays, that to centre very narrow. C17 wing of
one timber-framed bay behind this addition. 2 storeys, attic and cellar
on rendered plinth. Gabled. Multiple brick stack in front slope of roof
to second bay from south, and multiple brick ridge stack to north gable
end. 3 small hipped dormers. Irregular fenestration of 8 small wooden
casements. Boarded door under open porch towards north end. Blocked
doorway under left stack. Rendered 2-storey lean-to to left. 2 storey
rear (west) wing towards north end, with weatherboarded first floor and
gable and half-hipped roof with deep garret window, possibly formerly a
loading door. Rear lean-to to main range.
Interior: exposed framing. Chamfered beams and joists. Mortices for
diamond mullion windows to both sections. Clasped purlin roof with
windbraces and diminishing rafters to both sections, but of heavier
scantling to late C16 section. Wing formerly with clasped purlin roof.
Fireplace with moulded stone jambs and chamfered wooden bressumer to
south ground-floor room, chamfered stone fireplaces with wooden
bressumers to north side of same stack and to north end. Small stone
fireplace to first floor south room.

Listing NGR: TQ7676851329

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Source: English Heritage

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