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Little Harts Heath, Staplehurst

Description: Little Harts Heath

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 23 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 174614

OS Grid Reference: TQ7550041190
OS Grid Coordinates: 575500, 141190
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1431, 0.5075

Location: Staplehurst, Kent TN12 0HN

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

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Listing Text

TQ 74 SE (West side)

3/148 Little Harts
Heath and No.
23.5.67 2 Little Harts


House, now 2 houses. C15 or early C16. Timber framed, with plaster
infilling. Plain tile roof. Wealden, with one long storeyed left end
bay and 2 roughly equal-length open-hall bays. Storeyed right end bay,
and possibly a third hall bay, no longer extant. 2 storeys and attic.
Close-studded. Left end bay jettied, left end underbuilt in painted
brick. Short arch brace to left end of flying wall-plate, later brace
to right end. 2 principal posts to centre and present right end of open
hall have full-height slender attached shafts with moulded polygonal
capitals. Close-studded coving beneath flying wall-plate. Steeply-
pitched roof hipped to left and presently gabled to right. Multiple
filleted red and grey brick stack in front slope of roof to right end
of long left bay. Small gabled 2-light dormer. Irregular fenestration
of 3 leaded casements; one 3-light to left end bay, one 3-light to
left hall bay and one 2-light to right hall bay. Boarded door to left
side and to right end. Timber-framed lean-to to right with tall slender
stack. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: TQ7550041190

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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