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Bax Farmhouse, Tonge

Description: Bax Farmhouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 27 August 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 176394

OS Grid Reference: TQ9435963823
OS Grid Coordinates: 594359, 163823
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3403, 0.7891

Location: Tonge, Kent ME9 9PS

Locality: Tonge
Local Authority: Swale Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME9 9PS

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Listing Text

(north side)

2/185 Bax Farmhouse

27.8.52 II*

House. C15 and 1567. Timber framed and exposed close-studding with
plaster infill, underbuilt and extended with red brick, and
chequered flint and ragstone, with plain tiled roofs. L-plan.
North front: 2 storeys on plinth, ragstone and flint ground floor,
with moulded brick string course and close-studded first floor.
Hipped roof with offset stacks to end left, and octagonal stack
to end right. Wood oriel with transomed lights and blocked side
lights to left and shallow oriel to right on first floor, and 7 light wood
mullioned window with brick surround to left and 3 light wood mullioned
window to right on ground floor. Plank and muntin door to centre
right with moulded brick surrounds dated 1567 on stone plaque over door.
South front: red brick in English bond, storeys on plinth with string
course and crowstep gable. One 3 light brick mullioned window with
dripmould to each floor. East front: 2 storeys on plinth, red brick
and ragstone and flint chequered on ground floor and close-studded first
floor. Two large projecting stacks offset, rising to brick diagonal
set flues, 2 left and 3 right. Plank and muntin door set in recessed
entry between 2 stacks.

Listing NGR: TQ9435963823

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Source: English Heritage

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