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Cornwells, Marden

Description: Cornwells

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 174684

OS Grid Reference: TQ7356342926
OS Grid Coordinates: 573563, 142926
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1593, 0.4807

Location: Sheephurst Lane, Marden, Kent TN12 9NT

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

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Listing Text

(south side)

3/28 Cornwells

23.5.67 II

Farmhouse. Mid C17 with late C18 or early C19 facade. Timber framed.
Ground floor red and grey brick in Flemish bond, first floor tile-
hung. Plain tile roof. Lobby entry plan of 3 timber-framed bays,
with further 2 (integral) timber-framed bays forming left cross-wing
which projects to rear. 2 storeys. Jetty to rear gable end of wing.
Steeply-pitched roof hipped to left (hip returning to rear), half-
hipped to right with gablet. Red and grey brick ridge stack to right
end of left-central bay, C19 brick stack rising from eaves of front
wall towards right end, and projecting red and grey brick stack to
long right side of wing. Irregular fenestration of 3 casements; one
three-light each side of stack, one two-light under stack, and
nothing to right end bay. Ribbed door with flat bracketed hood under
stack. Weatherboarded lean-to to long left side of wing, with
louvred (dairy?) window towards front. Single-storey late C18 or
early C19 red and grey brick addition to right with plain-tile roof
hipped to right and with two two-light casements. Interior: exposed
framing. Chamfered beams. Large plain painted brick fireplace with
chamfered bressumer, niches, and small salt cupboard to left, red
and grey brick fireplace in English bond to right. Shaped jowls and
gunstock jowls to principal posts. Right end bay of roof partitioned
off with vertical and horizontal lathing. Clasped purlin roof with
raked jowled queen posts, and windbraces.

Listing NGR: TQ7356342926

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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