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Oasthouse About 10 Metres West of Henhurst Farmhouse, Staplehurst

Description: Oasthouse About 10 Metres West of Henhurst Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 174631

OS Grid Reference: TQ7806742360
OS Grid Coordinates: 578067, 142360
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1528, 0.5448

Location: Pinnock Lane, Staplehurst, Kent TN12 0HD

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

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Listing Text

TQ 74 SE (North side)

3/161 Oasthouse about 10
metres west of


Barn, now oast house. C18 or earlier, with C19 kiln. Barn or stowage
timber framed, weatherboarded. Kiln red and grey brick in Flemish
bond. Plain tile roofs. Barn of three timber-framed bays aligned east-
west, with lean-tos to north and south sides. Circular kiln added to
west end of north side, breaking into lean-to. Barn 2-storeys, on brick
plinth, with half-hipped roof. East gable end has stable door to ground
floor, first-floor loading door up external flight of wooden steps, and
2-light upper casement. Kiln has cogged brick eaves cornice, conical
roof with cowl, and boarded door to north side. Interior: only partly
inspected. 2 cross-beams with staggered axial beams to ground floor of
barn. Wall between barn and north lean-to weatherboarded below midrail,
with tension braces staves and lath and plaster infilling above.
Boarded door to kiln from north lean-to.

Listing NGR: TQ7812543568

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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