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Bumblebee Farm, Addington

Description: Bumblebee Farm

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 August 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 179187

OS Grid Reference: TQ6601659207
OS Grid Coordinates: 566016, 159207
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3078, 0.3804

Location: East Street, West Malling ME19 5DG

Locality: Addington
Local Authority: Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME19 5DG

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Listing Text

In the entry for;

TQ 65 NE
7/6 (east side)
Barn at East Street
14.8.84 Farm

The entry shall be amended to read;

7/6 Bumblebee Farm
(formerly listed as Barn at East
Street Farm)

Former barn, now house. Probable late C16 date but converted in 1980s. Timber
framed barn clad in weatherboarding on C20 ragstone and brick plinth with
half-hipped renewed tile roof. Former west midstrey with hipped gable now has 5
light casement inserted at 1st floor level with C20 hipped weatherboarded porch on
ragstone footings. 3 hipped dormers with double mullioned windows. Ground floor
has 2 and 3 light mullioned casements. Rear elevation has 4 hipped dormers 4
mullioned casements, 1 half-glased door and patio door to left hand side. The
former lean to addition to north was removed at the time of conversion. Aisled barn
of 5 bays with jowled posts, queen post roof, mid rail and curved tension braces.
Although many of the up right posts have new bases there is an inserted flow and a
fireplace made up of reused timbers, the main posts are original to their upper
parts and the tie beams, queenposts, purlins and wall plates with tension braces are
original. The joists are edge halved scarfs with bridled abutments which (according
to Cecil Hewitt) died out c.1650.


TQ 65 NE
(east side)
Barn at East Street
14.8.84 Farm

- II

Barn. Cl7. Weatherboarded timber-frame with corrugated iron hipped roof. West
mid-stray with hipped gable over. Double entrance doors to east. Lean-to
addition to north. Aisled 5-bay interior with queen truss roof.

Listing NGR: TQ6601659207

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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