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Hunt Street Farmhouse, Crundale

Description: Hunt Street Farmhouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 13 October 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 181516

OS Grid Reference: TR0906848592
OS Grid Coordinates: 609068, 148592
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1983, 0.9911

Location: Crundale, Kent CT4 7EL

Locality: Crundale
Local Authority: Ashford Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT4 7EL

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Listing Text

(west side)

6/28 Hunt Street Farmhouse
GV 11*

Hall house. C15 and C17. Timber framed and exposed with plaster
infill and painted brick infill to ground floor. Plain tile
roof. Two storeys and attic on rubble plinth. First floor
end-jettied to left, and jettied to the front to right. Hipped
roof with gablets and projecting end stack to left, and large
stack to right. Central 2 storey gable, added c. 1595 with
decorative framing and pargetted plaster panels on first floor
and oversailing gable with carved bargeboards. Irregular fenestra-
tion of 4 windows, wood casement, with 2-storey bay window in
central gable, and square bay window to right. Linen-fold panelled
door in moulded surround to screens passage left, in gabled porch.
Interior: although now under 1 roof north-south, the right
end bay has an inner roof running west-east. Stack and first floor
inserted in hall c. 1595 with 2-storey gable (porch originally
initialled to Chapman family and dated 1595). In 1971 a shoe
of c. 1605 and ] bushel weight found in niche in chimney -
reference to local building superstitions. Formerly known as
Cake's Yoke, since named after Hunte family, tenants in C15. See
Igglesden XXXII, and Wye Local History Magazine Autumn 1980.

Listing NGR: TR0906848592

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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