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Great Cheveney, Marden

Description: Great Cheveney

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 174703

OS Grid Reference: TQ7376742309
OS Grid Coordinates: 573767, 142309
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1537, 0.4833

Location: B2079, 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)

3/46 Great Cheveney
(Formerly listed
23.5.67 as Cheveney Farm


House, formerly cottages, now farmhouse. Late C16 or early C17,
with early C17 addition to right. Timber framed, with rendered
infilling. Left side of wing red and grey brick in Flemish bond to
ground floor, tile-hung above. Plain tile roof. L-plan, with added
cross-wing to right. Left cross-wing of two timber-framed bays,
flush with main range to front. Main range comprising stack bay
(adjoining left wing) and one timber-framed bay. Separately-framed
early C17 right cross-wing of 2 timber-framed bays, flush with
main range to front and possibly formerly continuing further to
rear. Main range 2 storeys, wings 2 storeys and garret. Brick
plinth. Close-studded. Underbuilt jetty to front of right wing.
Higher midrail to left wing. Arch braces to stack bay and tension
brace to right bay of main range. Gable of left wing jettied on
moulded bressumer and shaped brackets; roof hipped to rear. Roof of
right wing hipped to front with gablet, hip returned along main
range; wing roof half-hipped to rear. Multiple brick ridge stack to
left end of main range, and projecting brick stack to right side of
right wing. Two-light casement to gable of left wing. Irregular
fenestration of 3 leaded windows; one four-light mullioned window
with blocked frieze windows to each wing, and one two-light
casement towards right end of main range. One four-light mullioned
window with blocked frieze windows to ground floor of south wing,
and evidence for oriel window to each floor. Ribbed door to right
end of main range. Interior: exposed framing. Left wing has re-used
C15 moulded and brattished end-of-hall beam over moulded plank-and-
muntin partition, re-used plain (sooted?) crown post with head
braces and mortices for foot braces, and a former moulded tie-beam
cut to form two principal posts. Cambered central tie-beam with
deep arch braces, and four-centred arched doorhead with hollow
spandrels, to same wing. Blocked five-light mullioned window to
former right gable end of main range. Clasped-purlin roofs to main
range and right wing.

Listing NGR: TQ7358142242

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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