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Wanshurst, Marden

Description: Wanshurst

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 174664

OS Grid Reference: TQ7635145286
OS Grid Coordinates: 576351, 145286
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1796, 0.5217

Location: Battle Lane, Marden, Kent TN12 9DF

Locality: Marden
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN12 9DF

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Listing Text

(east side)

2/8 Wanshurst


Farmhouse, now house. Late C16 or early C17 with C19 facade. Timber
framed. Ground floor red and grey brick in Flemish bond, first floor
tile-hung. Plain tile roof. Lobby entry plan, with approximately one
timber-framed bay to left and three to right of stack bay, those to
right apparently divided to form a single-bay room immediately to
right of stack and a two-bay room to right end. 2 storeys, on low
brick plinth. Half-hipped roof. Multiple brick ridge stack to left of
centre. Irregular fenestration of 4 casements; one four-light to
left, one small three-light under stack, one three-light to right and
one four-light to right end. Three-light diamond mullion first-floor
rear window to right. Ribbed door in gabled brick porch under stack.
Rear lean-to to left. Interior: only partly inspected. Exposed
framing. Chamfered axial beam, and brick fireplace in English bond
with wooden bressumer, to room to right of stack. Chamfered cross-
beam and broadly-chamfered joists to right end room. Formerly known
as Wanshurst Green.

Listing NGR: TQ7635145286

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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