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Old Newstead, Staplehurst

Description: Old Newstead

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 174549

OS Grid Reference: TQ7928145092
OS Grid Coordinates: 579281, 145092
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1770, 0.5635

Location: Staplehurst, Kent TN12 0RT

Locality: Staplehurst
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN12 0RT

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Listing Text

(East side)

2/83 Old Newstead


Farmhouse, now house. C16 or earlier, with early C17 and late C18
additions and alterations. Timber framed. Ground floor red and
grey brick in Flemish bond, first floor tile-hung. Both floors of
left end bay tile-hung. Plain tile roof. Open hall, possibly with
one storeyed end-bay missing, running east-west. Early C17
addition of approximately 2 timber-framed bays, running south from
west end. Late C18 single bay addition to south end of C17 section.
East elevation: south wing 2 storeys and garret, east wing 2
storeys. Slightly higher eaves and ridge to south wing, with half-
hipped roof to south end. East wing gabled and weatherboarded to
east. Red and grey brick stack in English bond to rear (west) of
C18 addition. Multiple red and grey brick stack in rear (west)
slope of roof of C17 section towards junction with earlier range.
Irregular fenestration of 5 windows; two 3-light casements to south
wing, one flanked by 4-light wood mullion windows with diamond
subsidiary mullions. One 2-light casement to east wing. Boarded
door towards centre of south wing. Lean-to to east gable end of
east wing. 2-storey addition to north side of east wing, with
rendered ground floor, tile-hung first floor, gabled plain-tile
roof and one 3-light casement. Interior not inspected. Formerly
known as Newstead Farm. Formerly a moated site.

Listing NGR: TQ7928145092

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Source: English Heritage

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