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Latitude: 51.0983 / 51°5'53"N
Longitude: 0.7203 / 0°43'13"E
OS Eastings: 590566
OS Northings: 136736
OS Grid: TQ905367
Mapcode National: GBR QVY.2XY
Mapcode Global: FRA D6D6.VW1
Entry Name: Bachelors Farm
Listing Date: 16 June 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1275696
English Heritage Legacy ID: 180575
Location: High Halden, Ashford, Kent, TN26
Civil Parish: High Halden
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
TQ 93 NW Bachelors Farm
House, C17 origin; C18 and C19 alterations; late C20 extension. Timber framed.
Mainly Flemish bond brick ground floor; tile-hung above. Plain tile roof. Central
chimney; later parallel rear wing, perhaps originally an outshut; both wings retain
separate roof trusses, but now have one later roof spanning the two. Front elevation
with five panes wide sash window each side of modern front door with cover strips
and overlight. On first floor, five two-light windows with small panes. On second
floor, two hipped dormers with late C20 windows. Interior: jowl posts retained to
centre front first floor bay; posts with carpenters' marks and pegholes retained at
rail or brace level along whole of rear elevation of original wing at first floor
and partly at ground floor. Chamfered beams, partly with run-out stops, to first and
ground floors; wall-plate. Clasped purlin collar truss roof with newer roof riding
above it and rear wing. Stairs to second floor. Old ledged doors to second floor
and by entrance to second floor stairs; four panel doors on first and ground floors;
three C19 fireplace surrounds on first floor.
Listing NGR: TQ9052036817
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