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Latitude: 51.1391 / 51°8'20"N
Longitude: 0.5111 / 0°30'39"E
OS Eastings: 575764
OS Northings: 140758
OS Grid: TQ757407
Mapcode National: GBR PSR.J1T
Mapcode Global: VHJMZ.TM1M
Entry Name: Barn About 8 Metres South-East of Hush Heath Manor
Listing Date: 26 August 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1240378
English Heritage Legacy ID: 174648
Location: Staplehurst, Maidstone, Kent, TN17
Civil Parish: Staplehurst
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
STAPLEHURST HUSHEATH HILL
TQ 74 SE (East side)
3/147A Barn about 8 metres
south-east of Hush
Barn. C17. Timber framed, clad with weatherboarding. Red and grey brick plinth
in Flemish bond. Stone plinth to left (east) gable end. 5 timberframed bays
with rear (south) aisle, and central midstrey. Roof hipped to right, gabled
to left, projecting by one rafter couple beyond the gable-end wall. Purlins
project still further, with a short tie-beam lapped over their ends, to carry
a hipped plain-tile hoist-hood. Long raked braces from projecting wall-plate
ends to purlins. Central full-height double doors to front. Rear porch rising
from aisle, with banded red and grey tile-hanging to sides, hipped plain-tile
roof jettied forwards on straight braces, and full-height double doors. Lean-to
to right gable end. Interior: shaped jowls to chamfered principal posts. Clasped
purl in roof with diminishing principal rafters and almost straight windbraces
(partly replaced in two right bays after fire.) Raked queen posts clasping purlin
in aisle. Aisle partly partitioned from rest of barn by midrails between principal
(or arcade) posts, with studs below and tension braces above. Similar framing
to rest of barn. Threshing floor braces to ground cill each side of midstrey.
Hoist hood a relatively unusual survival in this area.
Listing NGR: TQ7573040835
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