Description: Marden Farm Shop
Date Listed: 23 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 174736
OS Grid Reference: TQ7469844492
OS Grid Coordinates: 574698, 144492
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1730, 0.4977
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SEVENTY FOURTH LIST OF BUILDINGS OF SPECIAL ARCHITECTURAL OR HISTORIC INTEREST
COMPILED UNDER SECTION 54 OF THE TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING ACT 1971
TQ 7444 MARDEN HIGH STREET
5/78 Marden Farm Shop (formerly
listed as The Old Market
Court house, probably also with market function, now shop. Probably
C16, with late C17 or early C18 and C19 alterations. Timber framed,
weatherboarded, with exposed corner posts. Plain tile roof.
Virtually square building of 2 timber-framed bays, built at
right-angles to Howland Road on an island site at the end of the
High Street. Single storey, on stone plinth. Pyramidal roof. Eight-
pane shop window with thin glazing bars to present front elevation
(to Howland Road), and two six-pane windows to right side. Half-
glazed door to right side of front elevation. Interior: exposed
framing. Short shaped jowls to principal posts. Dragon ties to
corners. Clasped-purlin roof. Each rafter has mortice at same height
towards apex. Curved arch-braces to left side wall and part of gable
ends. Right side wall-plate and short return along each gable end
morticed for continuous row of diamond mullions; some mullions
remain in situ, apparently terminating at midrail. Road island site.
Court Leet said to have been held here until C19.
Listing NGR: TQ7469844492
Source: English Heritage
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