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Bishops Farm House

A Grade II Listed Building in Boughton Monchelsea, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2112 / 51°12'40"N

Longitude: 0.5401 / 0°32'24"E

OS Eastings: 577518

OS Northings: 148845

OS Grid: TQ775488

Mapcode National: GBR PRT.Z8Z

Mapcode Global: VHJMM.9TXC

Entry Name: Bishops Farm House

Listing Date: 23 May 1967

Last Amended: 25 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1051669

English Heritage Legacy ID: 174520

Location: Boughton Monchelsea, Maidstone, Kent, ME17

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Civil Parish: Boughton Monchelsea

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

BOUGHTON MONCHELSEA PEENS LANE
TQ 74 NE (South-West side)

2/56 Bishop's Farm
House and Bishop's
23.5.67 Cottage (formerly
listed as Bishop's
Farm House)

GV II

Farmhouse. C17, possibly with earlier core, and with C19 alterations. Timber
framed. Ground floor red brick in stretcher bond to left, painted brick to
right. First floor rendered to left, close-studded under stack and to right.
Plain tile roof. Lobby-entry plan of approximately 2 timber-framed bays and
central stack bay. Left bay longer than right bay. Parallel rear range to
left, extending to left of gable end of main range and possibly of pre-C17
origin. 2 storeys and attic. Gabled. Eaves of left gable jettied on moulded
bressumer and shaped brackets. Right gable has projecting wall-plate ends
carrying verges with plain bargeboards. Multiple red and grey brick ridge
stack slightly to right of centre. 2 large close-studded, gabled eaves dormers,
each with bargeboards and pendant and jettied on a moulded bressumer, flanking
stack bay. Left dormer stops short of left gable end and has shaped brackets and
plastered coving under jetty. Single casement to centre of blocked 3-light
mullion window to each dormer. Irregular fenestration of 3 windows; one 3-light
C19 casement with top lights to left timber framed bay and one 2-light paned
casement to stack bay. Close-studded 2-storey canted bay to right timber-framed
bay, with head under jettied dormer, with 8-light mullioned and transomed window
to each floor, and with side-lights to first floor. Panelled double doors under
stack, within red and grey brick porch with hipped roof. Rear lean-to. Rear
range: ground floor red and grey brick on stone plinth, first floor tile-hung.
2 storeys. Gabled to left, with end stack. One 3-light casement to each floor,
that to ground floor with segmental head. Boarded door to right end. Interior
not inspected.


Listing NGR: TQ7751848845

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