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Description: Bletchingly Farmhouse
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
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STAPLEHURST PRISTLING LANE
TQ 74 SE (South side)
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
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Source: English Heritage
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