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Little Harts Heath

A Grade II* Listed Building in Staplehurst, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1431 / 51°8'35"N

Longitude: 0.5075 / 0°30'27"E

OS Eastings: 575500

OS Northings: 141191

OS Grid: TQ755411

Mapcode National: GBR PSR.94S

Mapcode Global: VHJMZ.RJ5K

Entry Name: Little Harts Heath

Listing Date: 23 May 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1060730

English Heritage Legacy ID: 174614

Location: Staplehurst, Maidstone, Kent, TN12

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Civil Parish: Staplehurst

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

STAPLEHURST HUSHEATH HILL
TQ 74 SE (West side)

3/148 Little Harts
Heath and No.
23.5.67 2 Little Harts
Heath

GV II*

House, now 2 houses. C15 or early C16. Timber framed, with plaster
infilling. Plain tile roof. Wealden, with one long storeyed left end
bay and 2 roughly equal-length open-hall bays. Storeyed right end bay,
and possibly a third hall bay, no longer extant. 2 storeys and attic.
Close-studded. Left end bay jettied, left end underbuilt in painted
brick. Short arch brace to left end of flying wall-plate, later brace
to right end. 2 principal posts to centre and present right end of open
hall have full-height slender attached shafts with moulded polygonal
capitals. Close-studded coving beneath flying wall-plate. Steeply-
pitched roof hipped to left and presently gabled to right. Multiple
filleted red and grey brick stack in front slope of roof to right end
of long left bay. Small gabled 2-light dormer. Irregular fenestration
of 3 leaded casements; one 3-light to left end bay, one 3-light to
left hall bay and one 2-light to right hall bay. Boarded door to left
side and to right end. Timber-framed lean-to to right with tall slender
stack. Interior not inspected.


Listing NGR: TQ7550041190

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