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Kelsham Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Headcorn, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1699 / 51°10'11"N

Longitude: 0.5941 / 0°35'38"E

OS Eastings: 581450

OS Northings: 144385

OS Grid: TQ814443

Mapcode National: GBR QTT.M13

Mapcode Global: VHJMV.7VYJ

Entry Name: Kelsham Farmhouse

Listing Date: 26 April 1968

Last Amended: 21 October 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1060838

English Heritage Legacy ID: 174279

Location: Headcorn, Maidstone, Kent, TN27

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Civil Parish: Headcorn

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

HEADCORN FOUR OAKS ROAD
TQ 84 SW (South side)
Hawkenbury

7/52 Kelsham Farmhouse
(Formerly listed
26.4.68 as Kelsham)

GV II*

Farmhouse. Late C16 or early C17, with C17 addition to left. Timber framed
with plaster infilling and plain tile roof. Lobby entry plan of 3 timber-
framed bays including stack bay, with 2-bay addition to left. 2 storeys and
garret. Right section close-studded, with dropped tie-beam. Broadly-spaced
studding to left section. Continuous jetty to right section, on solid
brackets, with moulded bressumer. Left section unjettied. Three-quarters
hipped roof. Multiple brick ridge stack to centre of right section.
Irregular fenestration of 5 casements; one 3-light to each principal bay and
one 2-light under stack, Right section formerly had deep central window to
each outer bay, flanked by frieze windows under eaves. Mortices on ground
floor for rectangular bay window to each outer bay of right section with
frieze windows in ground-floor wall. Door of 2 fielded panels with rectangular
3-light fanlight under stack. Open lean-to shelter to right gable end. Rear
lean-to to right. Rear wing to left built 1930. Interior: exposed framing.


Listing NGR: TQ8145244384

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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