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Abbey Gate Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Tovil, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2551 / 51°15'18"N

Longitude: 0.5102 / 0°30'36"E

OS Eastings: 575260

OS Northings: 153654

OS Grid: TQ752536

Mapcode National: GBR PRD.9SF

Mapcode Global: VHJMD.SQL6

Entry Name: Abbey Gate Farmhouse

Listing Date: 30 July 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1086289

English Heritage Legacy ID: 173489

Location: Tovil, Maidstone, Kent, ME15

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Civil Parish: Tovil

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

STOCKETT LANE
1.
5278
(West Side)
Abbey Gate Farmhouse
TQ 75 SE 11/167 30.7.5l.
II*

2.
A Cl5 to C16 wealden hall-house with the ground floor almost wholly plastered
but£the timber-framing with curved braces exposed on the 1st floor. 2 storeys
and attics. Hipped tiled roof. 2 tiny hipped dormers. 4 casement windows,
some with small square leaded panes. The rear elevation has 3 original wooden
mullioned windows. The interior contains a crown post roof and screens passages
with 2 original openings to Pantry and Buttery. Fine late C16 wooden fireplace
with shields in spandrels and massive stone chimneystack rising through the
house. The solar end has arches with Renaissance reeded pilasters.


Listing NGR: TQ7617455579

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