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The Hop Barn and the Old Barn, Yalding

Description: The Hop Barn and the Old Barn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 174932

OS Grid Reference: TQ6985750161
OS Grid Coordinates: 569857, 150161
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2254, 0.4312

Location: B2010, Yalding, Kent ME18 6HU

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

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Listing Text

TQ 6950
(west side)
The Hop Barn and the
Old Barn (formerly
23-5-67 listed under High
Street, North Arm, as
Court Lodge, The

Barn, or granary and stables. Left section possibly formerly used as oast
house. Now house pair. Right section mid C17, left section later (probably
C18). Converted to houses circa 1980. Lower 2/3 of ground floor coursed
ragstone to front, possibly earlier than rest of building and without
straight-joint. Upper 1/3 of ground floor red and grey brick in Flemish bond
to right section, later red and grey brick in English bond to left section.
First floor timber framed, clad with tarred weatherboarding to front, rendered
to left gable end. Plain tile roof. Right section 3 timber-framed bays. 2
storeys. Roof half-hipped to left, gabled to right. Regular fenestration of
8 small two-light casements, three to right section, five to left. Five
small recessed ground-floor casements with segmental heads, set within brick
section; two to right section, three to left. Three boarded openings with
brick dressings towards left end of stone section. Boarded door in left
gable end to The Hop Barn, and rear door to right to The Old Barn. Shallow
two-storey rear addition to left, red and grey brick in English bond to ground
floor, weatherboarded above, with lean-to plain-tile roof. Rear lean-to to
right of centre. Interior: only right section inspected. Gunstock-jowled
principal posts. Mortices for first-floor diamond mullion window and tension
braces to former left gable end. Rear wall of former left end bay close-
studded on first floor, and rear wall of central bay has tension braces.
Face-halved wall-plate scarf joint. Cross beams of relatively heavy scantling
to ground floor, with chamfered axial beams tenoned in. Roof not inspected.

Listing NGR: TQ6985550158

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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