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The Old Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Boughton Monchelsea, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2338 / 51°14'1"N

Longitude: 0.5306 / 0°31'50"E

OS Eastings: 576768

OS Northings: 151330

OS Grid: TQ767513

Mapcode National: GBR PRM.NYM

Mapcode Global: VHJMM.48W1

Entry Name: The Old Farmhouse

Listing Date: 25 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068744

English Heritage Legacy ID: 174507

Location: Boughton Monchelsea, Maidstone, Kent, ME17

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Civil Parish: Boughton Monchelsea

Built-Up Area: Maidstone

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

BOUGHTON MONCHELSEA THE GREEN
TQ 75 SE (West side)

1/44 The Old Farmhouse

GV II

House. Late C16, with early and mid C17 additions and later alterations.
Timber framed, rendered. First floor of right gable end weatherboarded.
Plain tile roof. Lobby entry plan of 2 timber-framed bays and central
stack bay. C17 addition to north (right), possibly built in two stages, comprising 3 timber-framed bays, that to centre very narrow. C17 wing of
one timber-framed bay behind this addition. 2 storeys, attic and cellar
on rendered plinth. Gabled. Multiple brick stack in front slope of roof
to second bay from south, and multiple brick ridge stack to north gable
end. 3 small hipped dormers. Irregular fenestration of 8 small wooden
casements. Boarded door under open porch towards north end. Blocked
doorway under left stack. Rendered 2-storey lean-to to left. 2 storey
rear (west) wing towards north end, with weatherboarded first floor and
gable and half-hipped roof with deep garret window, possibly formerly a
loading door. Rear lean-to to main range.
Interior: exposed framing. Chamfered beams and joists. Mortices for
diamond mullion windows to both sections. Clasped purlin roof with
windbraces and diminishing rafters to both sections, but of heavier
scantling to late C16 section. Wing formerly with clasped purlin roof.
Fireplace with moulded stone jambs and chamfered wooden bressumer to
south ground-floor room, chamfered stone fireplaces with wooden
bressumers to north side of same stack and to north end. Small stone
fireplace to first floor south room.


Listing NGR: TQ7676851329

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