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Barn About 30 Metres North West of Great Cheveney House, Marden

Description: Barn About 30 Metres North West of Great Cheveney House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 174708

OS Grid Reference: TQ7356342278
OS Grid Coordinates: 573563, 142278
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1534, 0.4804

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)

3/51 Barn about 30
metres north-west
of Great Cheveney


Barn. Early C16 or earlier, with mid C17 and C19 additions. Timber
framed with mid C17 red and grey brick infilling to front (south)
elevation of C16 and C17 sections. Most of right return
weatherboarded. C19 addition red and grey brick in Flemish bond to
ground floor, weatherboarded above. Plain tile roof. C16 barn of four
timber-framed bays, with one bay added to left (west) in mid C17,
three bays added to rear to right at similar date, and two further
bays added to left in C19. C19 addition 2 storeys, on brick plinth.
Stone plinth to rest. Brick infilling divided by studs and lacing
pieces into broad irregular rectangular panels. Herringbone eaves
course. Large initial "G" worked into brick, probably for George
Maplesden, d.1688. Roof gabled to left, hipped to right, hip
returning to rear with lower ridge. Loading hatch to first floor and
broad boarded door to ground floor of C19 addition. Virtually full-
height boarded door to third timber-framed bay from right. C19 porch
to rear. Interior: C16 section has gunstock-jowled posts with short
arch braces to tie-beams, plain crown-posts with head and foot
braces, and lapped collars. C17 single bay has shaped jowls, and
clasped purlin roof with two windbraces. Tension braces to former
gable. Cut jowls, and clasped purlin roof with straight windbraces to
rear "wing". Stave, lath and daub infilling above midrail to part of
rear wall.

Listing NGR: TQ7356342278

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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