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Lovehurst Manor, Staplehurst

Description: Lovehurst Manor

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 174616

OS Grid Reference: TQ7783641359
OS Grid Coordinates: 577836, 141359
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1439, 0.5410

Location: Cork Lane, Staplehurst, Kent TN12 0EY

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

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Listing Text

TQ 74 SE (South side)

3/150 Lovehurst Manor

Farmhouse. Mid C18, possibly with C17 core, and with later alterations
and additions. Timber-framed core. North elevation: red and grey brick
in Flemish bond. Ground floor of west return red brick in Flemish bond,
first floor tile-hung. Plain tile roof. 2 storeys, attic and cellar
on coursed stone plinth. Plat band. Hipped roof, hips returning to
east and west. 2 half-hipped gables to south. Central brick ridge
stack. 2 small hipped 2-light dormers. Regular 5-window front of 12-
pane sashes in open boxes, spaced 2:1:2, that to centre blocked. Ground-
floor windows with segmental heads. Central door of 2 broad fielded
panels and rectangular top light, with flat bracketed hood. West return
elevation with irregular fenestration of 4 casements, and central door
with flat bracketed hood. Interior: dragon-beam to north-west corner.
Re-used rafters from a lapped collar roof. Moated site.

Listing NGR: TQ7783641359

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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