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Trench Farmhouse, Hildenborough

Description: Trench Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 February 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 179550

OS Grid Reference: TQ5773449590
OS Grid Coordinates: 557734, 149590
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2237, 0.2575

Location: Coldharbour Lane, Hildenborough, Kent TN11 9LE

Locality: Hildenborough
Local Authority: Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN11 9LE

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Listing Text

TQ 54 NE
5/113 Trench Farmhouse

Farmhouse. Probably late 1830s/early 1840s; said to be shown on the tithe map
(information from the owner), although some of the external detail looks
later. Ground floor brick, first floor tile-hung including bands of scalloped
tiles and diapering; peg-tile roof with C19 crested ridge tiles; brick stacks.

Plan: East-facing, overlooking Coldharbour Lane. Double depth plan under a
2-span roof; entrance to right of centre, facing the stair.

Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 4-bay east elevation. Gable-ended roof;
decorative brick band below tile-hanging. The bay from the left is broken
forward and gabled to the front with deep verges and pierced curly
bargeboards. Porch alongside to the right with a lean-to roof carried across
the C20 front door as a pentice, ground floor bay to the right with a hipped
roof. Striking 1-, 2- and 3-light casement windows, 2 panes per light, each
pane subdivided into 4 by diagonal glazing bars. The first floor window in
the projecting bay is set in a vertical panel with rectangles of roughcast
with incised diagonal decoration.. First floor window left is a gabled dormer
with matching bargeboards and a matching vertical panel of rendered
decoration. Matching bargeboards to the gable ends of the main roof. The
left return and rear elevation have round headed brick openings on the ground

Interior: Not inspected.

A roadside house with some unusual external detail.

Listing NGR: TQ5773449590

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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