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Pollyfields Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Detling, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.313 / 51°18'46"N

Longitude: 0.5812 / 0°34'52"E

OS Eastings: 579987

OS Northings: 160266

OS Grid: TQ799602

Mapcode National: GBR PQQ.PR7

Mapcode Global: VHJM8.1838

Entry Name: Pollyfields Farmhouse

Listing Date: 26 April 1968

Last Amended: 20 July 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1186062

English Heritage Legacy ID: 173644

Location: Detling, Maidstone, Kent, ME14

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Civil Parish: Detling

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

TQ 76 SE DETLING SCRAGGED OAK ROAD
(west side)

1/136 Pollyfields Farmhouse
26.4.68 (formerly listed under
Bedhurst Road)
G.V. II

House. Late C15 or early C16. Timber framed with rendered infilling,
left end possibly rebuilt with studs painted on render, and C20
tile-hung gable. Wealden house of 4 bays with 2-by open hall,
the left bay of which only about 4 feet long, right end bay storeyed,
left end bay possibly rebuilt. 2 storeys, all but left end bay
on plinth. Right end bay has bracketted jetty. Heavy cill to
right bay of hall about 2 feet above ground cill, possibly base
of hall window. Close-studded, with slightly more widely spaced
studs on first floor. Curved braces to flying wall-plate, arch
braces (left end painted) at end of each end bay. Roof hipped to
right. Stack in front slope of roof, off-centre to left. Irregular
fenestration of 3,2 and 3-light C19 or C20 casements. Ribbed door
in narrow left end bay of former open hall, with simple-plain
tiled canopy over. Rear lean-to.


Listing NGR: TQ7998760266

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

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