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Bachelors Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in High Halden, Kent

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1275696

English Heritage Legacy ID: 180575

Location: High Halden, Ashford, Kent, TN26

County: Kent

District: Ashford

Civil Parish: High Halden

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

TQ 93 NW Bachelors Farm
SP 778

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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