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Palace Farmhouse, Charing

Description: Palace Farmhouse

Grade: I
Date Listed: 14 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 180769

OS Grid Reference: TQ9541649446
OS Grid Coordinates: 595416, 149446
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2108, 0.7964

Location: 4 Market Place, Charing, Kent TN27 0LP

Locality: Charing
Local Authority: Ashford Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN27 0LP

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Listing Text

Palace Farmhouse
TQ 9549 22/4 14.2.67
C13 altered C16 and C18. The present farmhouse forms part of the north range
of the former manor house of the Archbishops of Canterbury and includes part
of the former chapel. The building is L-shaped. Three storeys, ground and
1st floors stone rubble and flints, 2nd floor red brick, all 3 with long and
short ashlar quoins. Hipped tiled roof. One early C16 window of 2 lights,
with 4 centred heads and dripstone over. The other windows are C18 sash or
casement windows of many panes. To the east is a further recessed wing of
2 storeys and one window wholly faced with brick with one window with 4-centred
head. At the south-west angle is a portion of a ruined wall containing a
pointed doorway. Date tablet of 1586 above window by south-east angle.

Listing NGR: TQ9543549428

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Source: English Heritage

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