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Milking Parlour South West of Rumshed Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Seal, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2445 / 51°14'40"N

Longitude: 0.2208 / 0°13'14"E

OS Eastings: 555103

OS Northings: 151824

OS Grid: TQ551518

Mapcode National: GBR MNC.W3B

Mapcode Global: VHHPS.SZ2B

Entry Name: Milking Parlour South West of Rumshed Farmhouse

Listing Date: 19 February 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1070380

English Heritage Legacy ID: 179647

Location: Seal, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15

County: Kent

District: Sevenoaks

Civil Parish: Seal

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Weald St George

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

HILDENBOROUGH UNDERRIVER
TQ 55 SE
2/213 Milking parlour south west
of Rumshed Farmhouse

GV II

Milking parlour. Late C19. Ragstone rubble with brick dressings; peg-tile
roof.

Plan: On a north south axis and at right angles to the adjoining granary
(q.v.). A large rectangular milking parlour with a lean-to at the south end.
At the north end a small heated room adjoins at right angles to the east.
Entrances to the north and south ends.

Exterior: Single storey. Gabled roof. 4 windows to each long side with 4
original roof vents on each side of the ridge. The north end has a large C20
doorway in the centre flanked by smaller blocked doors. The heated room to
the left has a doorway on the north side, a stack in the south west corner and
brick quoins.

Interior: 6 bays of iron roof trusses with cambered ties. It is said that
some of the milking equipment used to be slung over the trusses (information
from owner).

Part of a good farmstead group with other agricultural buildings and Rumshed
Farmhouse, which was called St Julian's Farm before 1975. The parish and
district boundary runs through the farmhouse, which is partly in Sevenoaks
District.


Listing NGR: TQ5661249320

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