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Crowplain Farmhouse, Collier Street

Description: Crowplain Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 174869

OS Grid Reference: TQ7106447381
OS Grid Coordinates: 571064, 147381
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2000, 0.4471

Location: B2162, Yalding, Kent TN12 9SB

Locality: Collier Street
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN12 9SB

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Listing Text

TQ 74 NW
(south-west side)
Collier Street
4/87 Crowplain

Farmhouse, now house. Possibly C14 or early C15, with late C18 facade.
Left end rebuilt 1819. Right section timber framed, with chequered red
and grey brick ground floor (extending slightly into left section), and
tile-hung first floor. Left section red and grey brick in Flemish bond.
Plain tile roofs. Right section 2 timber-framed bays, formerly an open hall.
Bay or bays to left of hall rebuilt in 1819, except short section adjoining
hall. (Bay or bays to right of hall, if any, non-extant). Left section
2 storeys and cellar, right section 1 1/2 storeys. Plinth to right section, part
ragstone, part brick. Dentilled brick eaves cornice to left section. Roof
gabled to left. Steeply-pitched roof to right section, half-hipped to right.
Slightly-projecting brick gable end stack to left. Multiple red and grey
brick stack to left end of right section, immediately left of end of hall.
Regular 3-window front to left section of recessed sashes, each unusually
glazed with twenty-six staggered panes. Similar sashes to ground floor
with cambered heads and splayed rubbed brick voussoirs. Right section has
two large gabled, early-to-mid C20 eaves dormers with applied timber framing,
and three-light casements with staggered panes imitating left section.
Panelled door with glazed top lights recessed in round-headed architrave with
rubbed brick voussoirs, behind porch to centre of left section. Short two-
storey red brick rear wing to left, of c.1926. Two-storeyed 1930's red brick-
infilling to rear to right. Brick dated MG 1819 under right ground-floor
window of left section. Interior: three pairs of principal posts with long
shaped jowls and tie-beams. Arch brace to central truss springs from below
inserted floor level. Rest of framing presently concealed. Roof not
inspected. Folding panelled shutters to ground floor of left section.

Listing NGR: TQ7107647333

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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