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Huntingfield

A Grade II Listed Building in Eastling, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2602 / 51°15'36"N

Longitude: 0.8242 / 0°49'27"E

OS Eastings: 597147

OS Northings: 155020

OS Grid: TQ971550

Mapcode National: GBR RV8.Z24

Mapcode Global: VHKK1.7LL8

Entry Name: Huntingfield

Listing Date: 24 January 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1069233

English Heritage Legacy ID: 176407

Location: Eastling, Swale, Kent, ME13

County: Kent

District: Swale

Civil Parish: Eastling

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

TQ 95 NE EASTLING BACK LANE
(north side)

4/3 Huntingfield

24.1.67 II

Manor house, now house. C16, C18 and early C19. Timber framed
and structural red brick part clad with buff coloured mathematical
tiles, with plain tiled roofs. Range of four framed bays with 2
C18 service wings added to rear, and early C19 wing added to east
end, becoming the new entrance front. Two storeys and hipped
roof with stacks to rear left and right. Regular fenestration
of 5 glazing bar sashes on first floor and 4 on ground floor, all
with gauged heads. Central door of 6 moulded and fielded panels
in heavily moulded and panelled door surround with semi-circular
fanlight. Right return: originally the main front, now side front,
clad with buff mathematical tiles, with 6 glazing bar sashes on
first floor, 5 on ground floor with half-glazed door. Interior:
C16 range with heavy frame visible, and moulded beams. Clasped
purlin roof with queen posts and wind braces. Refined early C19
interiors in entrance range, with marble fire surrounds and
moulded corridor arches. Contemporary four flight open well
staircase with ramped handrail and unmoulded balusters. Birth
place and early home of Edward Hasted, F.R.S., F.S.A. (1732-1812),
historian of Kent, who mentions surrounding foundations of flint
and stone belonging to lost chapel and mill, and gives full
manorial history (see Hasted, vol. VI, pp 430-431). The estate
was in the late C18 linked with Belmont, where buff-coloured
mathematical tiling is a major feature.


Listing NGR: TQ9714755020

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