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Gore Farmhouse, Upchurch

Description: Gore Farmhouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 27 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 176202

OS Grid Reference: TQ8435666516
OS Grid Coordinates: 584356, 166516
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3678, 0.6470

Location: Upchurch, Kent ME9 7BE

Locality: Upchurch
Local Authority: Swale Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME9 7BE

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Listing Text

(north side)

1/5 Core Farmhouse


Manor house, now farm. Circa 1400 and mid C16, with C18 additions.
Timber framed and tile hung, underbuilt with painted brick with
plain tile roof. Hall and cross-wing. Entrance front C16 wing,
2 storeys with hipped roof, centre-right stack, and projecting
hipped wing to left with catslide and central stack, Two Gothick
traceried casement windows on each floor, and 1 Gothick and 1 ordinary
wood casement in left-hand wing. Central board door with
gabled porch. Interior: hall-house with traces of medieval stone-
work in north west, primitive crown post in chamber, an unmoulded
post braced only to collar purlin, smoke-blackened timbers, and C17
inserted floors and stack. Side wing of c. 1540, with moulded
crown-posts. Documentary research shows the stones of the C12
manor house sold for repairs to Rochester Castle in 1390's, at which
time manor became monastic possession (information from County
Archives in hands of owner.)

Listing NGR: TQ8435666516

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Source: English Heritage

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