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Barn to South East of Palace Farmhouse, Charing

Description: Barn to South East of Palace Farmhouse

Grade: I
Date Listed: 14 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 180770

OS Grid Reference: TQ9543649426
OS Grid Coordinates: 595436, 149426
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2106, 0.7967

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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There is also a scheduled monument, The Archbishop's Palace, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

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Listing Text

Barn to south-east of
Palace Farmhouse
(formerly listed as
Barn of Palace Farm)
TQ 9549 22/5 14.2.67
C14. The barn comprises the east side of the courtyard including the Great
Hall of the former manor house of the Archbishops of Canterbury. Probably
built by John Stratford Archbishop from 1333-1348,and whose favourite residence
is said to have been Charing. Two parallel ranges and an 'L' projection to
the south-west. Stone rubble and flints with long and short ashar quoins.
Hipped tiled roof with pentice to the south. Waggon entrance in the centre
of the east and west fronts. The south-west projection has a pointed stone
archway and a stone window over it consisting of a single light with a 4-centred

Listing NGR: TQ9543649426

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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