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Latitude: 51.2829 / 51°16'58"N
Longitude: 0.4276 / 0°25'39"E
OS Eastings: 569395
OS Northings: 156552
OS Grid: TQ693565
Mapcode National: GBR NPL.DY5
Mapcode Global: VHJMC.C0DV
Entry Name: The Barracks
Listing Date: 1 August 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1070512
English Heritage Legacy ID: 179370
Location: East Malling and Larkfield, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, ME19
District: Tonbridge and Malling
Civil Parish: East Malling and Larkfield
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
Church of England Parish: East Malling St James
Church of England Diocese: Rochester
EAST MALLING AND LARKFIELD CP WELL STREET
Farmhouse, now house. Circa 1380-1400 with solar wing of circa 1450. Exposed
timber-framing with plaster infilling and many carved braces on random rubble
plinth. Plain tiled roof, hipped to left, with off-ridge stack to rear at right
and large end stack with projecting brick and rubble breast to left. Return
gabled wing to right with jetty on joists and end brackets over ground floor. C16
decorated barge boards, cusped and with pair of owls moulded under apex.
2 storeys; irregular fenestration of 4 windows on both floors, mullioned windows,
some original mullions with metal-framed windows in front of the mullions.
Boarded door slightly off-centre to left with arched entrance and moulded
spandrels. Extensions to rear, including that behind solar partly added c.1970.
Interior: Ground floor: 3 2-centred service arches. Central hall wall posts
moulded. Chamfered fireplace bressumer, flanked by pair of moulded C16 doorcases
from demolished house in Leeds, Kent, leading into parlour. Stone 4-centred
arched fireplace surround in parlour. Collar-purlin roof with moulded brown-post
on moulded arch brace over former hall. Solar with moulded crown-post on moulded
arch brace and 4-centred arched moulded stone fireplace surround.
Listing NGR: TQ6939556552
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