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Latitude: 51.2404 / 51°14'25"N
Longitude: 0.632 / 0°37'55"E
OS Eastings: 583819
OS Northings: 152315
OS Grid: TQ838523
Mapcode National: GBR QT2.4ML
Mapcode Global: VHJMN.W2ZY
Entry Name: Rose Farmhouse
Listing Date: 26 April 1968
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1060939
English Heritage Legacy ID: 174025
Location: Broomfield and Kingswood, Maidstone, Kent, ME17
Civil Parish: Broomfield and Kingswood
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
BROOMFIELD LOWER BROOMFIELD
TQ 85 SW ROAD
2/8 Rose Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Late 15th or early 16th century. Timber framed.
Rendered, with only principal posts exposed. Plain tile roof.
Wealden, with open hall of 2 unequal bays, a broad 2-storey bay to
right end and evidence for demolished 2-storey bay to left.
2 storeys, on galletted stone plinth. Right end bay jettied on plain
brackets. 2 tension braces of uneven length to open hall. Arch
brace to right end of flying wall-plate and bracket beneath left end.
Solid bracket under central tie. Roof half-hipped to left, and hipped
with large gablet to right. Right hip returns. Multiple brick ridge
stack central to existing house, in narrow right bay of hall.
Projecting brick stack to right gable end. Irregular fenestration
of 3 windows; one 3-light casement to left bay of hall, small fixed
light to right hall bay and one 3-light casement to right end bay.
Boarded door with rectangular light up 2 steps to left end of right
end bay. Long right return wing: tile-hung first floor. 2 storeys.
Hipped roof with lower ridge. Projecting stack towards rear on
right side. Two 2-light casements. End lean-to. Interior not
inspected. Called after William Rose who owned house in late 15th
century. Owned by Joseph Hatch, bell-founder, early 17th century.
Listing NGR: TQ8381952315
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