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Latitude: 51.1746 / 51°10'28"N
Longitude: 0.6157 / 0°36'56"E
OS Eastings: 582940
OS Northings: 144955
OS Grid: TQ829449
Mapcode National: GBR QTV.6HX
Mapcode Global: VHJMV.MQBY
Entry Name: Barn at Tq 829 449
Listing Date: 5 March 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1054090
English Heritage Legacy ID: 174310
Location: Headcorn, Maidstone, Kent, TN27
Civil Parish: Headcorn
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
HEADCORN MAIDSTONE ROAD
TQ 829 449 (East side)
7/84 Barn at TQ
Barn, now house. C15 with C18, C19 and late C20 alterations. Timber framed,
weatherboarded, on stone plinth, with plain tile roof. At right-angles to
road. Three timber-framed bays with front and rear aisles. Full-height
central entrance to north, to which porch with hipped roof added in C18.
Mid C19 nearly full-height entrance inserted to south. C19 lean-tos to right
and left. Hipped roof. Interior: principal posts with cut jowls, arch-
braced to tie-beams and arcade plates. Rafters trenched for lapped collars,
re-ordered with side purlins in C18, and with ridge piece inserted later.
Mortices for curved passing shores to aisles; trench remains in north-west
aisle tie. Most of wall studding replaced. Evidence for studs between nave
and south aisle. Grooving for infilling to gable ends of nave and aisles.
Scribed carpenter's marks. Stop-splayed edge-halved scarf joint. Covered
yard erected to south 1866-98 and demolished 1984.
Listing NGR: TQ8294044954
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