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Loves Farmhouse, Marden

Description: Loves Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 174710

OS Grid Reference: TQ7364741881
OS Grid Coordinates: 573647, 141881
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1498, 0.4814

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)

3/53 Loves Farmhouse


Farmhouse. C15 or early C16, partly rebuilt c.1726. Restored, with
addition to right, 1986. Timber-framed core. Front elevation red and
grey brick in Flemish bond. First floor of left gable end tile-hung.
Plain tile roof. Storeyed C15 or early C16 cross-wing of 2 timber-
framed bays, to left. Addition or, probably, rebuilding to right, of
one timber-framed bay and stack bay, flush with front gable end of
wing. 2 storeys, on chamfered brick plinth. Boxed eaves. Wing roof
hipped to front and rear, hips returning to right along C18 bays.
Multiple brick ridge stack to left of centre. Regular 3-window front
of two three-light and central two-light casements. Ribbed door with
flat corniced hood under stack. Single-bay brick addition of 1986 to
right end. Stack dated A . Interior: exposed framing to first
floor of wing, with tension braces, gunstock-jowled posts, chamfered
wall-plates and tie-beams and chamfered cambered central tie-beam
with solid-spandrel arch braces, moulded fillet and formerly with
crown post. Chamfered cross-beam to ground floor. Axial beams of
smaller scantling to right section. Ground-floor fireplaces with
rendered brick jambs and wooden bressumers.

Listing NGR: TQ7364741881

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Source: English Heritage

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