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Barn Immediately West South West of Gardeners Cottage at Ewell Manor, West Farleigh

Description: Barn Immediately West South West of Gardeners Cottage at Ewell Manor

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 October 1995
English Heritage Building ID: 175007

OS Grid Reference: TQ7163652368
OS Grid Coordinates: 571636, 152368
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2447, 0.4577

Location: B2163, West Farleigh, Kent ME15 0NG

Locality: West Farleigh
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME15 0NG

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Listing Text

TQ 75 SW
2/191 Barn immediately
west-south-west of
Gardener's Cottage at
former Ewell Manor
- II

Barn. Probably C18. Weatherboarded timber frame the front and back walls and the
lower part of the end walls are flemish bond brick. Thatched roof with half-hipped ends and swept down over aisles at front and back. Plan: 5-bay aisled barn with waggon entry at front to threshing floor in central bay. Exterior: At the centre of the front a cart entrance in a midstrey with a hipped thatched roof, the upper part now glazed and the lower part with C20 plank doors. Flanking the midstrey the main roof is swept down to the lower brick walls of the aisles. The rear wall is weatherboarded to the right and brick to the left and with 2 small doorways at the centre. The south west end has C20 windows in the weatherboarding at the top and the north east end has a C20 boarded door. Interior: The roof and timber-framing is complete. The end walls are close-studded and with tension braces. Aisle-posts with large square jowls and straight braces to the tie-beams and aisle plates. Queen-post trusses with collars, common-rafters without a ridgepiece and with staggered butt purlins. The aisle-posts are supported on large timber sole-plates which span the aisles and on which long curved braces rise from the outer ends to the tops of the aisle posts. The centre bay and the 2 south west end bays have been lined with match-boarding to form a small theatre or hall with a stage in the south west end bay. The site of the demolished Ewell Manor house is situated immediately to the west.

Listing NGR: TQ7163652368

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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