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Tanyard, Boughton Monchelsea

Description: Tanyard

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 174532

OS Grid Reference: TQ7799649534
OS Grid Coordinates: 577996, 149534
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2173, 0.5473

Location: Wierton Hill, Boughton Monchelsea ME17 4JT

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

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Listing Text

TQ 74 NE (East side)

2/67 Tanyard (formerly
listed as Tanyard
23.5.67 Cottage)


House. C15 or early C16, with late C16 or early C17 additions and C19
alterations. Restored mid-to-late C20. Timber framed with rendered
infilling. Ground floor of former open hall red brick, and of rear addition
uncoursed stone. Plain tile roof. Open hall of 2 unequal-length timber-
framed bays, built at right-angles to road. Late C16 or early C17 range
added to front gable end, parallel to road and extending to right; now of
2 timber-framed bays (that to right shorter), formerly with at least one
more bay to right. Addition or re-building of one timber-framed bay to
rear gable end of hall at similar date, with further bay at right-angles to
its left side. Front range: 2 storeys and garret on stone plinth. Close-
studded. Continuous jetty. Half-hipped roof. Eaves of left gable end
jettied on solid-spandrel brackets. Multiple filleted brick stack to junction
of main range and former open hall. Irregular fenestration of two slightly
projecting mullioned and transomed oriel windows; one 14-light to left bay and
one 8-light to right bay, both with roll-moulded cills, and that to left with
moulded head and jambs. Boarded door in moulded 4-centred arched architrave with
leaf spears to spandrels, to right end. Rear range: broadly-spaced studding
with tension braces to both sections. Rear gable-end jetty, and hipped roof.
Half-hipped roof and lower ridge to bay at right-angles. 7-light mullioned
frieze window to right side of hall. Interior: exposed framing. Moulded rear
end-of-hall beam. Front range has internally-visible tension braces and
chamfered and moulded beams and joists. Stone fireplace to each floor of left
room. Close-studded partition between rooms, that to ground floor with
moulded 4-centred arched doorway and leaf spears to spandrels. Blocked doorway
beside it leading from left room to stairs with onion finial along rear wall of
right room. Clasped purlin roof with diminishing principal rafters to both
ranges, front range with windbraces.

Listing NGR: TQ7799649534

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Source: English Heritage

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