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Hunt Street Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Crundale, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1983 / 51°11'53"N

Longitude: 0.9911 / 0°59'27"E

OS Eastings: 609068

OS Northings: 148592

OS Grid: TR090485

Mapcode National: GBR SXL.Z7X

Mapcode Global: VHKKJ.449Q

Entry Name: Hunt Street Farmhouse

Listing Date: 13 October 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1185666

English Heritage Legacy ID: 181516

Location: Crundale, Ashford, Kent, CT4

County: Kent

District: Ashford

Civil Parish: Crundale

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

TR 04 NE CRUNDALE HUNT STREET
(west side)

6/28 Hunt Street Farmhouse
13.10.52
GV 11*

Hall house. C15 and C17. Timber framed and exposed with plaster
infill and painted brick infill to ground floor. Plain tile
roof. Two storeys and attic on rubble plinth. First floor
end-jettied to left, and jettied to the front to right. Hipped
roof with gablets and projecting end stack to left, and large
stack to right. Central 2 storey gable, added c. 1595 with
decorative framing and pargetted plaster panels on first floor
and oversailing gable with carved bargeboards. Irregular fenestra-
tion of 4 windows, wood casement, with 2-storey bay window in
central gable, and square bay window to right. Linen-fold panelled
door in moulded surround to screens passage left, in gabled porch.
Interior: although now under 1 roof north-south, the right
end bay has an inner roof running west-east. Stack and first floor
inserted in hall c. 1595 with 2-storey gable (porch originally
initialled to Chapman family and dated 1595). In 1971 a shoe
of c. 1605 and ] bushel weight found in niche in chimney -
reference to local building superstitions. Formerly known as
Cake's Yoke, since named after Hunte family, tenants in C15. See
Igglesden XXXII, and Wye Local History Magazine Autumn 1980.


Listing NGR: TR0906848592

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