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Turkey Farm House, Marden

Description: Turkey Farm House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 174701

OS Grid Reference: TQ7346144615
OS Grid Coordinates: 573461, 144615
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1745, 0.4801

Location: Marden, Kent TN12 9LX

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

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Listing Text

(west side)

3/44 Turkey Farm House

18.12.86 II

Farmhouse, now house. C15 or early C16, partly rebuilt in C17 and
with late C18 or early C19 facade. Timber framed. Ground floor red
and grey brick in Flemish. bond, first floor weatherboarded. Plain
tile roof. Late C15 or early C16 right end bay, framed as flush
cross-wing, and probably the storeyed right end bay of a former open
hall. Rest of house rebuilt in C17 with lobby entry plan of two
timber-framed bays flanking stack. 2 storeys and garret on brick
plinth. Underbuilt jetty to right side and (present) rear gable end
of right cross-wing. Half-hipped roof. Brick ridge stack between
central and left end bays, and truncated projecting brick stack to
right gable end. Irregular fenestration of 4 casements; one three-
light to left, two three-light to right, and one single-light
beneath stack. Boarded and half-glazed door beneath stack. Lean-to
to left gable end and to rear to left. Interior: exposed framing.
Chamfered axial beam and joists and plain brick fireplace with
bressumer to each C17 ground floor room. Blocked first-floor diamond
mullion window to left gable end. Right cross-wing has rear dragon
beam to ground floor, first-floor left side partition wall with
foot-braced central stud; chamfered posts and wall-plate, and
cambered central tie-beam with solid-spandrel braces. C17 clasped-
purlin roof over all, with diminishing principal rafters, vertical
queen struts to rafters under collar ends, and occasional straight

Listing NGR: TQ7346144615

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Source: English Heritage

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