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Bumblebee Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Addington, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3078 / 51°18'27"N

Longitude: 0.3804 / 0°22'49"E

OS Eastings: 566016

OS Northings: 159207

OS Grid: TQ660592

Mapcode National: GBR NP4.T64

Mapcode Global: VHJM4.JDZ9

Entry Name: Bumblebee Farm

Listing Date: 14 August 1984

Last Amended: 16 January 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1070564

English Heritage Legacy ID: 179187

Location: Addington, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, ME19

County: Kent

District: Tonbridge and Malling

Civil Parish: Addington

Built-Up Area: Addington

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Addington St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

In the entry for;

ADDINGTON EAST STREET
TQ 65 NE
7/6 (east side)
Barn at East Street
14.8.84 Farm
II

The entry shall be amended to read;

TQ 65 NE ADDINGTON EAST STREET
7/6 Bumblebee Farm
(formerly listed as Barn at East
Street Farm)
II

Former barn, now house. Probable late C16 date but converted in 1980s. Timber
framed barn clad in weatherboarding on C20 ragstone and brick plinth with
half-hipped renewed tile roof. Former west midstrey with hipped gable now has 5
light casement inserted at 1st floor level with C20 hipped weatherboarded porch on
ragstone footings. 3 hipped dormers with double mullioned windows. Ground floor
has 2 and 3 light mullioned casements. Rear elevation has 4 hipped dormers 4
mullioned casements, 1 half-glased door and patio door to left hand side. The
former lean to addition to north was removed at the time of conversion. Aisled barn
of 5 bays with jowled posts, queen post roof, mid rail and curved tension braces.
Although many of the up right posts have new bases there is an inserted flow and a
fireplace made up of reused timbers, the main posts are original to their upper
parts and the tie beams, queenposts, purlins and wall plates with tension braces are
original. The joists are edge halved scarfs with bridled abutments which (according
to Cecil Hewitt) died out c.1650.

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ADDINGTON CP EAST STREET
TQ 65 NE
(east side)
7/6
Barn at East Street
14.8.84 Farm

- II

Barn. Cl7. Weatherboarded timber-frame with corrugated iron hipped roof. West
mid-stray with hipped gable over. Double entrance doors to east. Lean-to
addition to north. Aisled 5-bay interior with queen truss roof.


Listing NGR: TQ6601659207

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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