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Oast House at Beech Farm, Marden

Description: Oast House at Beech Farm

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 September 1992
English Heritage Building ID: 174800

OS Grid Reference: TQ7320243082
OS Grid Coordinates: 573202, 143082
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1608, 0.4756

Location: Sheephurst Lane, Marden, Kent TN12 9NU

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

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added to the list:-


3/10001 Oast House
at Beech Farm

- II

Oast house. Brick on stowage dated 1808, lean to addition of
c1940. Comprises 3 oblong kilns in an L shape of red brick with
grey headers, moulded eaves cornice, hipped tiled roof with cowls
and fantails. The attached stowage is of red brick with grey
headers and hipped old tiled roof. 2 storeys. 2 parallel ranges.
One 6-pane pivoting sash to each side. 1st floor entrance
approached up wooden ladder. Brick lean to of 1 bay added c1940.
Interior retains drying floors to kilns and plastered insides.
Roof has through purlins, collar purlins and ridgepiece. Record
of produce on the walls from 1889-1981. Fixed agricultural
machinery by W Weeks and Son of Maidstone. Ground floor has
cambered arches and brick floor. C20 corrugated iron barn
attached to south is not of special architectural of historic

Listing NGR: TQ7470844884

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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