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Mount Castle Farm Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Lenham, Kent

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Latitude: 51.221 / 51°13'15"N

Longitude: 0.7324 / 0°43'56"E

OS Eastings: 590902

OS Northings: 150418

OS Grid: TQ909504

Mapcode National: GBR RVR.612

Mapcode Global: VHKK5.NK1T

Entry Name: Mount Castle Farm Cottage

Listing Date: 14 December 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1116450

English Heritage Legacy ID: 173924

Location: Lenham, Maidstone, Kent, ME17

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Civil Parish: Lenham

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

TQ 95 SW
5/189 Mount Castle Farm
House. Late C15 with C16, C17 and C19 alterations. Timber framed.
Front elevation, part of first floor, part of rear and left
gable clad or rebuilt in galleted ragstone with dressings of thin
red bricks. Exposed studding to first floor with C19 red brick
infilling. Left gable end part red brick in Flemish bond, gable
with occasional grey headers. Plain tile roof it bays of open hall,
with storeyed bay to right end. Left end truncated. 2 storeys,
with broadly-spaced studding. Roof hipped to right. C19 red
and grey brick stack in left gable end. One 2-light C19
casement on ground floor to left of door. Boarded door with seg-
mental head up 3 steps towards centre. Datestone TB in left gable
end, probably reset. Interior: Moulded dais beam with mortice
for spear. Moulded crown-post on cambered tie-beam with mortices
for large braces. C17 inserted floor. Inserted stud and plaster
partition above central tie-beam of open hall, smoke blackened
one side; remains of a smoke bay, probably C16 or early C17.
Exposed beams and posts.

Listing NGR: TQ9090250418

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