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Description: Court Farmhouse
Date Listed: 1 August 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 179206
OS Grid Reference: TQ7279159047
OS Grid Coordinates: 572791, 159047
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3043, 0.4775
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AYLESFORD CP BULL LANE
Hall-house, now farmhouse. Probably C16 with some earlier remains. Timber-
framed with painted brick ground floor and rendered first floor. Plain tiled
roof, hipped to left, with large left-end brick stack and random rubble stone
projecting breast, and ridge stack off-centre to right. 2 storeys; 3 windows,
slightly irregular, triple casements above, six-light casements below. Half-
glazed door to left of central window, with C19 gabled porch with barge-boards
and wooden supports. South front originally jettied with joist-ends now
supported by large bressummer. Blocked 4-light mullioned window on 1st floor.
Interior: Much evidence of substantial frame. C17 spiral staircase with solid
newel and timber treads in framed addition to rear. Collar-purlin roof with
moulded crown-post. C17 boarded door with original snecked latch in attic.
Original door-surround, probably C15 and arched, at staircase end of screens-
passage, but facing in towards building rather than out. 2 mullioned windows
are said to have been found also facing into the building.
Listing NGR: TQ7279359043
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Source: English Heritage
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