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Bletchingly Farmhouse, Staplehurst

Description: Bletchingly Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 174636

OS Grid Reference: TQ7708541622
OS Grid Coordinates: 577085, 141622
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1465, 0.5304

Location: Pristling Lane, Staplehurst, Kent TN12 0HH

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

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Listing Text

TQ 74 SE (South side)

3/166 Bletchingly


Farmhouse. C16 or early C17, with early-to-mid C19 facade and with
alterations of c.1911. Facade red brick in Flemish bond. Plain tile
roof. 2 storeys, on chamfered brick plinth. Gabled. Projecting brick
stack to left gable end. Late C16 or early C17 red and grey brick
stack in English bond projecting from right side of rear left wing
towards junction with main range; 3 star-shaped brick flues set on
broad shouldered and moulded brick plinth. Tall brick stack to right of
centre. Regular 4-window front of recessed 12-pane sashes with cambered
heads. One similar sash to left end of ground floor, and 2 tripartite
sashes, also with cambered heads. Single-storey brick porch of c.1911
under stack, beneath second window from right, with plain parapet with
moulded painted coping, and with clasping pilasters with ball finials
rising just above parapet. Panelled door with cambered head, flanked
by 2 paned lights. Short rear return wing to left, extended in c.1911.
Short gabled rear wing to right, of c.1911. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: TQ7708541622

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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