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Barn About 15 Metres East of Church Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Broomfield and Kingswood, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2415 / 51°14'29"N

Longitude: 0.6329 / 0°37'58"E

OS Eastings: 583873

OS Northings: 152441

OS Grid: TQ838524

Mapcode National: GBR QT2.4SP

Mapcode Global: VHJMN.X2F2

Entry Name: Barn About 15 Metres East of Church Farmhouse

Listing Date: 18 December 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1100318

English Heritage Legacy ID: 174029

Location: Broomfield and Kingswood, Maidstone, Kent, ME17

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Civil Parish: Broomfield and Kingswood

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

BROOMFIELD LOWER BROOMFIELD
TQ 85 SW ROAD
(east side)
2/12 Barn about 15 metres
east of Church
Farmhouse
GV II

House, now barn. 15th or early 16th century, altered or re-assembled
in 19th century. Timber framed. Right end of front elevation and
ground floor of left end re-built in stone between principal posts.
19th century red brick in Flemish bond between exposed posts to
centre of ground floor. Left three-quarters of first floor weather-
boarded. Plain tile roof. 4 timber-framed bays; 2-bay open area with
storeyed bay to right end [largely re-built] and possibly also to left
[re-built in 19th century]. 2 storeys with hipped roof. Two 9-pane
fixed lights to first floor. First floor door within weatherboarded
section, towards right end, with single door on ground floor beneath.
Double doors towards left end of ground floor. Lean-to to left end.
Interior: exposed framing to first floor. Gunstock-jowled posts.
Cambered central tie-beams with mortices for arch braces, evidence
for fillet, and 3 central peg-holes for crown-post. Re-assembled
smoke-blackened rafters over one bay; roof otherwise largely 19th
century. Replaced studding. Tension braces. Shown on 1843 tithe
map.


Listing NGR: TQ8387352441

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