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Iden Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Boughton Monchelsea, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2289 / 51°13'44"N

Longitude: 0.5484 / 0°32'54"E

OS Eastings: 578024

OS Northings: 150834

OS Grid: TQ780508

Mapcode National: GBR PRN.TQK

Mapcode Global: VHJMM.GC7R

Entry Name: Iden Farmhouse

Listing Date: 23 May 1967

Last Amended: 25 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068664

English Heritage Legacy ID: 174494

Location: Boughton Monchelsea, Maidstone, Kent, ME17

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Civil Parish: Boughton Monchelsea

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

BOUGHTON MONCHELSEA HEATH ROAD
TQ 75 SE (North side)
Cock Street

1/33 Iden Farmhouse
23.5.67 (formerly listed as
Nos 1 and 2 Iden
Cottage)

GV II

Farmhouse, now house. Late C16, with C18, C19 and C20 alterations. Timber
framed. Front elevation chequered red and grey brick. Plain tile roof.
Lobby entry plan of approximately 4 timber-framed bays, with 2-bay principal
room to left of stack. Bay or bays to right of stack largely rebuilt in C18.
2 storeys, garret and cellar on low stone plinth. Plat band. Half-hipped
roof. Projecting brick stack with galleted stone base to left gable end,
and brick ridge stack to right of centre. Small hipped 2-light dormer.
Irregular fenestration of 6 wooden casements in altered openings; three 3-light
to left of stack, one 2-light under stack and two 3-light to right. Three
ground-floor casements with segmental relieving arches. Ribbed door in
rectangular brick porch with hipped roof under stack. Rear return wing to left,
probably C18; chequered red and grey brick with galleted stone gable end. 2
storeys and garret with plat band, half-hipped roof and gable-end lean-to.
Similar rear return wing to right. Rear lean-to to centre. Interior: ovolo-
moulded cross and axial beams to principal ground-floor room. Fireplace to same
room with chamfered tooled stone jambs and wooden bressumer. Painted
unchamfered brick fireplace to ground floor room to right. Staggered butt
purlins to roof. Small quantity of exposed framing.


Listing NGR: TQ7802450834

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