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New Barns, Yalding

Description: New Barns

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 174844

OS Grid Reference: TQ7018948711
OS Grid Coordinates: 570189, 148711
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2122, 0.4352

Location: Mill Lane, Yalding, Kent ME18 6EX

Locality: Yalding
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME18 6EX

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Listing Text

TQ 74 NW
(north-east side)
New Barns
23-5-67 (formerly listed as
New Barns Farm

Farmhouse, now house. C15 or early C16, largely rebuilt in C16 and early
C17, and with C18 addition and C19 and C20 alterations. Restored and
partly rebuilt circa 1972. Timber framed with rendered infilling to main
range except area of brick to lower part of right hall bay. Right cross-
wing rendered on ground floor, timber-framed above, hung with banded plain
and fishscale tiles on front gable end. C18 addition brick in stretcher
bond to ground floor, banded tile-hanging continued from cross-wing to
first floor. Plain tile roof. Open hall of 2 timber-framed bays, that to
right probably shorter. Storeyed right end bay possibly rebuilt slightly
later as cross-wing, flush to rear, projecting to front, with continuous
jetty to long left side which becomes internal within main range. Storeyed
left end bay, and possibly most of open hall, rebuilt in C16 or early C17
with higher eaves than before. Short C18 addition at right-angles to right
cross-wing, flush with front gable end. 2 storeys, cross-wing and C18
addition with higher eaves and slightly higher ridge than main range.
Sandstone plinth to main range, brick plinth to rest. Broadly-spaced
studding to main range, with two tension braces to left end bay, two closely-
set full-height posts towards left end of hall, and higher midrail to left
hall bay. Long left side of wing has broadly-spaced studding to each floor,
with arch brace to ground floor, two tension braces to first floor, and
solid-spandrel brackets under jetty. Roof of main range half-hipped to left.
Cross-wing roof half-hipped to rear and hipped with large gablet to front,
hip returning along C18 addition, which is hipped to right end. Projecting
red and grey brick stack with two diagonally-set flues to left gable end.
Red and grey brick ridge stack to left end of right hall bay, and another
to ridge between cross-wing and right addition. Small gabled eaves dormer
with initials N.B. under main-range stack. Irregular fenestration of 5
windows; one small single-light under eaves to left end bay, another to left
end of hall, one three-light to left hall bay, one pair of single-light
casements to front gable of cross-wing, and one two-light casement to C18
addition. Ribbed and boarded door to right of main-range stack. Rear
lean-to to left of main range, and another to right side of cross-wing
behind C18 addition. Interior: exposed framing. Cambered hollow-chamfered
arch-braced tie-beam to central hall truss. Arch-braced truss with jowled
principal posts to left end of hall. Brick fireplace, with stone wall
backing on to cross-passage, and with chamfered re-used bressumer. Clasped-
purlin roof with diminishing principal rafters over hall. Front bay of
cross-wing has axial tie-beam with short solid-spandrel arch-braces. Edge-
halved scarf joint to cross-wing wall-plate. Long jowls, straight tension
braces and thin-scantling studding to C18 addition.

Listing NGR: TQ6982249326

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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