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Great Wadd Farmhouse, Staplehurst

Description: Great Wadd Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 174553

OS Grid Reference: TQ7972840723
OS Grid Coordinates: 579728, 140723
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1376, 0.5677

Location: Staplehurst, Kent TN12 0ES

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

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Listing Text

TQ 74 SE (North side)

3/91 Great Wadd


Farmhouse. Early C17, with later C18 and later alterations. Timber
framed, with rendered infilling. Left gable end painted brick to
ground floor, weatherboarded above. Plain tile roof. Two storeys.
Painted brick plinth under raised cill to left. Continuous jetty
with roll-moulded bressumer, on shaped bracket to right end, and
moulded bracket to right of doors. Close-studded. Principal posts
on first floor towards left end, and 2 adjacent to each other to
left of stack. Principal post on ground floor to right of stack.
Roof gabled, right gable jettied on solid-spandrel brackets. Brick
ridge stack towards centre. Projecting C18 red and grey brick stack
with tumbled shoulders and filleted flue, to right gable end.
Irregular fenestration of 4 casements; one 2-light to left, one 3-light
over broad wooden cill to left of stack, and one 2-light and one
3-light to right of stack. Blocked 3-light mullion window to left of
stack and blocked 2-light mullion window towards each end on ground
floor. Ribbed door under stack. Rear lean-to. Interior not inspected.
Formerly known as Wadd Farm.

Listing NGR: TQ7972840723

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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