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Date Listed: 25 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 174625
OS Grid Reference: TQ7781043829
OS Grid Coordinates: 577810, 143829
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1661, 0.5418
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STAPLEHURST MARDEN ROAD
TQ 74 SE (North side)
House, formerly cottages, now house. C15, with late C16 or early C17,
C19 and C20 alterations. Timber framed. Front elevation clad with red
brick in Flemish bond. Both floors of right gable end tile-hung.
Plain tile roof. Open hall of 2 unequal-length timber-framed bays, with
storeyed end bay to left. 2 storeys. Former gable end jetty to left.
Steeply-pitched hipped roof with gablets. Filleted brick stack in
front slope of roof towards centre (towards right end of narrow left hall
bay). Slender rear brick stack to left. Irregular fenestration of two
3-light leaded casements. Segmental heads to ground-floor windows.
Ribbed door in brick porch to left end. Blocked doorway, also with
segmental head, and now containing 2-light casement, to right end.
Red brick lean-to to left. Timber-framed rear lean-to. Interior:
exposed framing. Low ceilings. Shaped jowls to principal posts.
Cambered, doubly-chamfered arch-braced tie-beam to central hall truss.
Axial tie-beam to storeyed left end bay. Plain-chamfered axial beam of
heavy scantling to inserted hall floor. Left ground-floor fireplace
with plain brick jambs and chamfered wooden bressumer. Chamfered brick
fireplace with chamfered bressumer to first floor above. Broad
floorboards. Marked on tithe map as Burnt House.
Listing NGR: TQ7781043829
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Source: English Heritage
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