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Wick Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Headcorn, Kent

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Latitude: 51.1629 / 51°9'46"N

Longitude: 0.639 / 0°38'20"E

OS Eastings: 584617

OS Northings: 143715

OS Grid: TQ846437

Mapcode National: GBR QV2.0D6

Mapcode Global: VHJN2.115C

Entry Name: Wick Farmhouse

Listing Date: 26 April 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1060869

English Heritage Legacy ID: 174261

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

TQ 84 SW (East side)

7/36 Wick Farmhouse

26.4.68 II

Farmhouse. Mid C15, with C17 and C20 alterations. Timber framed with
plaster infilling. Rear wing timber framed, faced with red brick. Plain
tile roof. Wealden, with two roughly equal-length hall bays, (that to left
subdivided) and storeyed bay to left end. Non-extant storeyed bay to right.
Converted to lobby entry plan in C17. 2 storeys and garret. Close studded.
Left end bay jettied to front, left gable end, and rear, returning on moulded
dragon posts. Left gable end jetty underbuilt. Right end bay formerly
jettied at least to front and rear. Arch-braced flying wall-plates to front
and rear [rear braces missing). Solid bracket to central tie-beam. Roof
hipped to left, with gablet, and half-hipped to right. Multiple brick ridge
stack to left end of hall. Projecting brick stack to right gable end.
Irregular fenestration of 4 windows; one 3-light casement to left end bay,
one 3-light ovolo-moulded mullioned window to left hall bay, with 2-light
casement adjoining, and one 5-light casement to right hall bay. Boarded door
within durns to left end of hall with short moulded, brattished beam over.
C17 two-storey rear wing to right with central multiple brick ridge stack.
Interior: moulded central crown post on cambered, moulded tie-beam of heavy
scantling, with moulded principal posts. Ashlar-pieces. Chamfered collar-purlin.
Ogee end-of-hall braces. Close-studded infilling to front and rear, between
inner wall-plate and rail just below. Moulded and brattished left end-of-hall
beam. 4-centred arched rear doorway. C17 staircase behind stack with polygonal
finial and billet ornamentation to small landing newel post.

Listing NGR: TQ8461743715

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