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Latitude: 51.2549 / 51°15'17"N
Longitude: 0.4682 / 0°28'5"E
OS Eastings: 572332
OS Northings: 153533
OS Grid: TQ723535
Mapcode National: GBR PRB.C5V
Mapcode Global: VHJMD.2QCB
Entry Name: Boundary Cottage midway Cottage st Helens Corner
Listing Date: 14 October 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1060618
English Heritage Legacy ID: 174836
Location: West Farleigh, Maidstone, Kent, ME15
Civil Parish: West Farleigh
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
Church of England Parish: West Farleigh All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Rochester
WEST FARLEIGH ST. HELENS LANE
TO 75 SW
2/33 No. 1 (St.
No. 2 (Midway
House, now house row. C16, with later additions and C19 facade. Timber
framed. Ground floor red and grey brick in Flemish bond, fishscale
tiles to first floor. Plain tile roof. C16 house of 3 timber-framed
bays, possibly storeyed throughout from beginning, and built at-right-
angles to road, facing south. Later two-storey additions forming long
wing running forwards from left (west) end of front elevation. Stone
plinth to main range. 2 storeys. Gable ends of main range formerly
jettied. Steeply-pitched hipped roof to main range, with gablet to
right. Wing with higher eaves, and roof half-hipped to front. Multiple
red brick ridge stack to right of centre of main range (to left end of
right end bay), and slender projecting stack to right gable end. Wing
has one brick stack to front gable end, one to long left side and Wing
multiple red and grey brick stack towards junction with main range.
Irregular fenestration of 4 windows; one two-light horizontally-sliding
sash to main range, towards junction with wing, and three two-light
casements to long right side of wing. Panelled door with flat bracketed
hood to No. 1 to right side of wing towards front gable end, panelled door
to No. 2, also to wing, under multiple brick stack, and panelled door to
No. 3 under main range stack, both the latter doors with gabled open
porches. Lean-to to long left side of wing. Interior: No. 3 partly
inspected. Exposed framing. Broad, closely-spaced axial joists to end
bays, with evidence for stair trimmer in each. Chamfered axial beam to
central bay. Gunstock-jowled posts, and arch-braced tie-beams. Plain
crown post with foot braces and plastered partition, to each end of
central bay (rest of roof not inspected). Ground-floor fireplace with
chamfered stone jambs and uncambered bressumer with hollow spandrels.
Mortices and shutter-groove for three-light diamond mullion window to
ground floor of left gable end.
Listing NGR: TQ7233253533
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