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Tithe Barn, Marden

Description: Tithe Barn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 174697

OS Grid Reference: TQ7271047426
OS Grid Coordinates: 572710, 147426
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1999, 0.4707

Location: Marden, Kent TN12 9SS

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

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Listing Text

(south west end)
Tithe Barn
- II

Barn, now house. C17 and C19 additions, converted to house in 1970s.
Timber-framed, with exposed studding and rendered infilling. West
elevation weatherboarded. Plain tile roof. 3 timber-framed bays,
formerly with central midstrey. 2 storeys, on part brick, part,
ragstone plinth. East (rear) elevation: tension braces to each end
bay and three studs to central bay on first floor, central stud
to each end bay on ground floor. Tension braces to first floor
of gable ends. Some later studding with straight bracing. Steeply-
pitched hipped roof, with gablet to south end. Late C20 brick ridge
stack towards south end. Irregular fenestration of 3 pairs of two-
light leaded casements. Central boarded door. West elevation:
single-storey gabled and weatherboarded C19 additon running west
from north end bay. C19 weatherboarded lean-to to south end bay,
formerly returned along south gable end. Late C20 brick lean-to
to rest of elevation, with boarded door towards centre. Interior:
exposed framing. Gunstock-jowled posts. Chamfered arch-braced
tie beams. Clasped purlin roof with diminishing principal rafters;
cambered collars without queen struts, ogee windbraces to midstrey
bay and intermediate collar to north end bay. Threshing-floor braces
with horizontal boarding to north side, vertical to south.
Accrington Nori brick to floor of north west addition.

Listing NGR: TQ7271047426

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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