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Bachelors Farm, High Halden

Description: Bachelors Farm

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 180575

OS Grid Reference: TQ9056636735
OS Grid Coordinates: 590566, 136735
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0982, 0.7203

Location: Harbourne Lane, High Halden, Kent TN26 3JD

Locality: High Halden
Local Authority: Ashford Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN26 3JD

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Listing Text

TQ 93 NW Bachelors Farm
SP 778

House, C17 origin; C18 and C19 alterations; late C20 extension. Timber framed.
Mainly Flemish bond brick ground floor; tile-hung above. Plain tile roof. Central
chimney; later parallel rear wing, perhaps originally an outshut; both wings retain
separate roof trusses, but now have one later roof spanning the two. Front elevation
with five panes wide sash window each side of modern front door with cover strips
and overlight. On first floor, five two-light windows with small panes. On second
floor, two hipped dormers with late C20 windows. Interior: jowl posts retained to
centre front first floor bay; posts with carpenters' marks and pegholes retained at
rail or brace level along whole of rear elevation of original wing at first floor
and partly at ground floor. Chamfered beams, partly with run-out stops, to first and
ground floors; wall-plate. Clasped purlin collar truss roof with newer roof riding
above it and rear wing. Stairs to second floor. Old ledged doors to second floor
and by entrance to second floor stairs; four panel doors on first and ground floors;
three C19 fireplace surrounds on first floor.

Listing NGR: TQ9052036817

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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