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White Barn at Brook Farm, Collier Street

Description: White Barn at Brook Farm

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 174897

OS Grid Reference: TQ7284045405
OS Grid Coordinates: 572840, 145405
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1817, 0.4716

Location: Marden, Kent TN12 9RS

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

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Listing Text

TQ 74 NW
(south side)
Collier Street
White Barn at Brow Farm

Barn, now house. Late C17, converted to house 1985-86. Timber framed,
weatherboarded, with plain tile roof. 4 timber-framed bays, aisled to front,
rear and ends, and facing west. 1½ storeys since conversion. Brick plinth
(formerly stone to right). Steeply-pitched hipped roof. Weatherboarded
C17 porch towards centre to second timber-framed bay from right, rising from
aisle, with hipped plain tile roof jettied forwards without brackets. Front
of porch glazed with four narrow vertical lights, two to each present floor.
Irregular fenestration of 5 two-light casements; two to left of porch and
three to right. Blocked doorway towards each end, indicated by vertical
weatherboarding. Broad boarded door, also in pre-1985 position, to right of
porch. Single-storey weatherboarded former addition to right, gabled to
right end. Former byre, now forming single-storey rear wing to left; five
bays, formerly open to yard with braced posts, now weatherboarded. Interior:
exposed framing. Gunstock jowls to principal posts. Arch-braced arcade plates
and tie-beams. Arcade plates cantilevered beyond right end truss, arch-
braced from principal posts of that truss. Further, otherwise unsupported,
tie-beam tenoned between right ends of arcade plates. Staggered butt purlin
roof with collars but without queen struts. Re-used rafters from a lapped-
collar roof. Face-halved arcade-plate scarf joint. Tie-beams of midstrey bay
continue to form wall-plates of porch.

Listing NGR: TQ7284045405

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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