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Milking Parlour South West of Rumshed Farmhouse, Seal

Description: Milking Parlour South West of Rumshed Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 February 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 179647

OS Grid Reference: TQ5510351824
OS Grid Coordinates: 555103, 151824
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2445, 0.2208

Location: Sevenoaks Weald, Kent TN15 0SB

Locality: Seal
Local Authority: Sevenoaks District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN15 0SB

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Listing Text

TQ 55 SE
2/213 Milking parlour south west
of Rumshed Farmhouse


Milking parlour. Late C19. Ragstone rubble with brick dressings; peg-tile

Plan: On a north south axis and at right angles to the adjoining granary
(q.v.). A large rectangular milking parlour with a lean-to at the south end.
At the north end a small heated room adjoins at right angles to the east.
Entrances to the north and south ends.

Exterior: Single storey. Gabled roof. 4 windows to each long side with 4
original roof vents on each side of the ridge. The north end has a large C20
doorway in the centre flanked by smaller blocked doors. The heated room to
the left has a doorway on the north side, a stack in the south west corner and
brick quoins.

Interior: 6 bays of iron roof trusses with cambered ties. It is said that
some of the milking equipment used to be slung over the trusses (information
from owner).

Part of a good farmstead group with other agricultural buildings and Rumshed
Farmhouse, which was called St Julian's Farm before 1975. The parish and
district boundary runs through the farmhouse, which is partly in Sevenoaks

Listing NGR: TQ5661249320

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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