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Gore Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Upchurch, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3678 / 51°22'4"N

Longitude: 0.647 / 0°38'49"E

OS Eastings: 584356

OS Northings: 166516

OS Grid: TQ843665

Mapcode National: GBR QRK.2F3

Mapcode Global: VHJLX.5WFB

Entry Name: Gore Farmhouse

Listing Date: 27 November 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1069318

English Heritage Legacy ID: 176202

Location: Upchurch, Swale, Kent, ME9

County: Kent

District: Swale

Civil Parish: Upchurch

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

TQ 86 NW UPCHURCH GORE FARM LANE
(north side)

1/5 Core Farmhouse

II*

Manor house, now farm. Circa 1400 and mid C16, with C18 additions.
Timber framed and tile hung, underbuilt with painted brick with
plain tile roof. Hall and cross-wing. Entrance front C16 wing,
2 storeys with hipped roof, centre-right stack, and projecting
hipped wing to left with catslide and central stack, Two Gothick
traceried casement windows on each floor, and 1 Gothick and 1 ordinary
wood casement in left-hand wing. Central board door with
gabled porch. Interior: hall-house with traces of medieval stone-
work in north west, primitive crown post in chamber, an unmoulded
post braced only to collar purlin, smoke-blackened timbers, and C17
inserted floors and stack. Side wing of c. 1540, with moulded
crown-posts. Documentary research shows the stones of the C12
manor house sold for repairs to Rochester Castle in 1390's, at which
time manor became monastic possession (information from County
Archives in hands of owner.)


Listing NGR: TQ8435666516

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