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Barn About 8 Metres South-East of Hush Heath Manor, Staplehurst

Description: Barn About 8 Metres South-East of Hush Heath Manor

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 August 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 174648

OS Grid Reference: TQ7576440757
OS Grid Coordinates: 575764, 140757
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1391, 0.5111

Location: Husheath Hill, Staplehurst, Kent TN17 2NG

Locality: Staplehurst
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN17 2NG

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Listing Text

TQ 74 SE (East side)

3/147A Barn about 8 metres
south-east of Hush
Heath Manor


Barn. C17. Timber framed, clad with weatherboarding. Red and grey brick plinth
in Flemish bond. Stone plinth to left (east) gable end. 5 timberframed bays
with rear (south) aisle, and central midstrey. Roof hipped to right, gabled
to left, projecting by one rafter couple beyond the gable-end wall. Purlins
project still further, with a short tie-beam lapped over their ends, to carry
a hipped plain-tile hoist-hood. Long raked braces from projecting wall-plate
ends to purlins. Central full-height double doors to front. Rear porch rising
from aisle, with banded red and grey tile-hanging to sides, hipped plain-tile
roof jettied forwards on straight braces, and full-height double doors. Lean-to
to right gable end. Interior: shaped jowls to chamfered principal posts. Clasped
purl in roof with diminishing principal rafters and almost straight windbraces
(partly replaced in two right bays after fire.) Raked queen posts clasping purlin
in aisle. Aisle partly partitioned from rest of barn by midrails between principal
(or arcade) posts, with studs below and tension braces above. Similar framing
to rest of barn. Threshing floor braces to ground cill each side of midstrey.
Hoist hood a relatively unusual survival in this area.

Listing NGR: TQ7573040835

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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