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Cottons Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Staplehurst, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1658 / 51°9'56"N

Longitude: 0.5754 / 0°34'31"E

OS Eastings: 580161

OS Northings: 143877

OS Grid: TQ801438

Mapcode National: GBR PSG.VP1

Mapcode Global: VHJMT.XYKQ

Entry Name: Cottons Farmhouse

Listing Date: 23 May 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1060740

English Heritage Legacy ID: 174540

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 CHICKENDEN LANE
TQ 84 SW (North side)

4/74
23.5.67 Cottons Farmhouse

GV II

Farmhouse, now house. C15, with later alterations. C16 or early C17
rear wing. Timber framed, with rendered infilling. Plain tile roof.
Open hall of 2 roughly equal-length timber-framed bays, that to left
subdivided with cross-passage to left. Storeyed end bays. 2 storeys.
Rendered plinth. Gable end jetties. Close-studded, with higher
midrail to right hall bay, and pegs for broad window-cill to same bay.
Hipped roof with gablets. Multiple brick stack to left end of left
hall bay. Irregular fenestration of 4 windows; one 3-light casement
to left end bay, one 2-light casement to each hall bay, and one 4-
light diamond mullion window to right end. Pegged cill for mullioned
window to left end. Ribbed door in moulded 4-centred-arched architrave,
with head higher than midrail, to left end of hall. Short C16 two-bay
timber-framed rear wing to left, gabled and tile-hung on first floor.
Interior: exposed framing. Moulded right end-of-hall beam, morticed
for spear towards rear end and grooved for boarded partition. Right
end room morticed for axial subdivision. Doubly-chamfered central
truss posts, with hollow-chamfered arch braces to tie-beam. Moulded
octagonal crown-post. Ogee braces to left end-of-hall partition.
Moulded 4-centred-arched stone fireplace.


Listing NGR: TQ8011843894

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