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Lily Vale Farmhouse, Smeeth

Description: Lily Vale Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 August 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 181715

OS Grid Reference: TR0881139496
OS Grid Coordinates: 608811, 139496
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1167, 0.9821

Location: Lilyvale Road, Smeeth, Kent TN25 6RB

Locality: Smeeth
Local Authority: Ashford Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN25 6RB

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Listing Text

(south side)
4/129 Lily Vale
House. C16 or earlier. Clad C18 and extended late C20. Timber
framed and clad with ragstone, red and blue brick and tile hanging
and extended with red brick and tile hanging. Plain tiled roofs.
A lobby entry, or hall house, plan, extended to form L-shape, now
with second C20 wing to form rectangular ground plan. Oldest, main
range: two storeys and attic on ragstone base with hipped roof with
gablets, 3 hipped dormers and stack to rear. Three light, 2 light and
1 light leaded wooden casements on 1st floor, and 2 glazed doors
and wooden casement on ground floor. Entrance front: hip end of
additional wing and C20 wing, with 6 panelled door with flat hood and
sidelights and wooden casement over, with wooden casement and bay
window to left in C20 wing. Interior: full frame visible, with beams
and posts of large scantling in main range, with arched braced frame,
and concave profile gunstock jowls to main posts. Clasped purlin roof
with windbraces, possibly an alteration when the separately framed
return wing, also with clasped purlin roof, was added; this wing
with diamond set wooden mullioned window with shutter grooves, now
internal; other window openings with shutter grooves. Inglenooks.
Ceiling beams in kitchen with meat hooks.

Listing NGR: TR0881139496

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Source: English Heritage

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