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Buckwell Farmhouse, Boughton Aluph

Description: Buckwell Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 November 1957
English Heritage Building ID: 181356

OS Grid Reference: TR0433548276
OS Grid Coordinates: 604335, 148276
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1972, 0.9232

Location: Canterbury Road, Boughton Aluph, Kent TN25 4EY

Locality: Boughton Aluph
Local Authority: Ashford Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN25 4EY

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Listing Text

(east side)

5/8 Buckwell Farmhouse

27.11.57 II

Manor House in moated site. Circa 1500 with C17 and C18 cladding. Timber
framed, clad in red brick. Tiled roof. Entrance front: C17 brick facade,
English bond 2 storeys, the hipped end of a cross wing to left, and catslide
to right covering half a ruined way with portions of lost window openings
visible. 2 end stacks. Irregular 3 window front. C20 wood casements, the
left hand first floor window a shallow oriel corbelled out in brick. Central
door of 6 fielded panels and rectangular fanlight in pedimented porch.
North West or road front; C17 English bond red brick, plain tile roof. 2 storeys,
a brick plinth with blocked openings to cellar. The hipped roof ridge is higher
to left stepped down to right. 2 large front stacks, C18 brickwork, that to
right stands proud of the wall surface. Irregular fenestration of 2 windows.
C20 wood casement, except lower right which is C18 glazing bar sash, all in
C18 segment - headed openings. Interior; Stone cellar; late mediaeval, survives
at the junction of the two wings with blocked plain window opening and surviving
tunnel, connected with former drawbridge over float, now dry. Living room:
exposed solid spandrels to large tie beam, and fireplace of c.1500. Roses and
shields carved in spandrels and mantel, jambs moulded to half height, and carved
in mantel: "Thomas Moyleys the ryght honor".

Listing NGR: TR0425148266

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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