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Barn About 8 Metres South-East of Hush Heath Manor

A Grade II Listed Building in Staplehurst, Kent

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1240378

English Heritage Legacy ID: 174648

Location: Staplehurst, Maidstone, Kent, TN17

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Civil Parish: Staplehurst

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

TQ 74 SE (East side)

3/147A Barn about 8 metres
south-east of Hush
Heath Manor


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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