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Saynden Farmhouse, Staplehurst

Description: Saynden Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 174559

OS Grid Reference: TQ7703242298
OS Grid Coordinates: 577032, 142298
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1526, 0.5300

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

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Listing Text

TQ 74 SE (South side)

3/90 Saynden


Farmhouse. C18 with C19 alterations and C20 additions. Ground
floor red and grey brick in Flemish bond. Banded plain and
fishscale tiles to first floor. Plain tile roof. L-plan, with
rear return wing to right. Front range comprises central entrance-
hall and stair-well, with one room each side. Single-bay rear wing.
Later rear addition infilling angle. Single-bay C20 addition in
same materials to front and rear at left end. 2 storeys and attic
on chamfered brick plinth. Roof gabled to left, hipped to right, hip
returning. Half-hipped roof to rear right wing, and to C19 wing.
Rear stacks to right and left of C18 house, and to rear of left
addition. 2 hipped dormers. Irregular fenestration of six 2-light
casements; a regular 5-window front to the C18 house, and one
casement to left addition. Segmental head to ground-floor window.
Panelled and studded door with 2 top lights and flat corniced and
bracketed hood, under third window from right (to centre of C18
house). Interior: chamfered axial beams. Staircase with C19 painted
iron anthemion balusters and wreathed wooden handrail. Staggered
butt purlin roof.

Listing NGR: TQ7703242298

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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