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White Barn at Brook Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Collier Street, Kent

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Latitude: 51.1818 / 51°10'54"N

Longitude: 0.4716 / 0°28'17"E

OS Eastings: 572840

OS Northings: 145405

OS Grid: TQ728454

Mapcode National: GBR PS4.S1P

Mapcode Global: VHJMS.4K5F

Entry Name: White Barn at Brook Farm

Listing Date: 14 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1344036

English Heritage Legacy ID: 174897

Location: Collier Street, Maidstone, Kent, TN12

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Civil Parish: Collier Street

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Collier Street St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

TQ 74 NW
(south side)
Collier Street
White Barn at Brow Farm

Barn, now house. Late C17, converted to house 1985-86. Timber framed,
weatherboarded, with plain tile roof. 4 timber-framed bays, aisled to front,
rear and ends, and facing west. 1½ storeys since conversion. Brick plinth
(formerly stone to right). Steeply-pitched hipped roof. Weatherboarded
C17 porch towards centre to second timber-framed bay from right, rising from
aisle, with hipped plain tile roof jettied forwards without brackets. Front
of porch glazed with four narrow vertical lights, two to each present floor.
Irregular fenestration of 5 two-light casements; two to left of porch and
three to right. Blocked doorway towards each end, indicated by vertical
weatherboarding. Broad boarded door, also in pre-1985 position, to right of
porch. Single-storey weatherboarded former addition to right, gabled to
right end. Former byre, now forming single-storey rear wing to left; five
bays, formerly open to yard with braced posts, now weatherboarded. Interior:
exposed framing. Gunstock jowls to principal posts. Arch-braced arcade plates
and tie-beams. Arcade plates cantilevered beyond right end truss, arch-
braced from principal posts of that truss. Further, otherwise unsupported,
tie-beam tenoned between right ends of arcade plates. Staggered butt purlin
roof with collars but without queen struts. Re-used rafters from a lapped-
collar roof. Face-halved arcade-plate scarf joint. Tie-beams of midstrey bay
continue to form wall-plates of porch.

Listing NGR: TQ7284045405

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