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Crowplain Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Collier Street, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2 / 51°12'0"N

Longitude: 0.4471 / 0°26'49"E

OS Eastings: 571064

OS Northings: 147381

OS Grid: TQ710473

Mapcode National: GBR NQK.RVZ

Mapcode Global: VHJMR.P3RD

Entry Name: Crowplain Farmhouse

Listing Date: 14 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1344429

English Heritage Legacy ID: 174869

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-west side)
Collier Street
4/87 Crowplain

Farmhouse, now house. Possibly C14 or early C15, with late C18 facade.
Left end rebuilt 1819. Right section timber framed, with chequered red
and grey brick ground floor (extending slightly into left section), and
tile-hung first floor. Left section red and grey brick in Flemish bond.
Plain tile roofs. Right section 2 timber-framed bays, formerly an open hall.
Bay or bays to left of hall rebuilt in 1819, except short section adjoining
hall. (Bay or bays to right of hall, if any, non-extant). Left section
2 storeys and cellar, right section 1 1/2 storeys. Plinth to right section, part
ragstone, part brick. Dentilled brick eaves cornice to left section. Roof
gabled to left. Steeply-pitched roof to right section, half-hipped to right.
Slightly-projecting brick gable end stack to left. Multiple red and grey
brick stack to left end of right section, immediately left of end of hall.
Regular 3-window front to left section of recessed sashes, each unusually
glazed with twenty-six staggered panes. Similar sashes to ground floor
with cambered heads and splayed rubbed brick voussoirs. Right section has
two large gabled, early-to-mid C20 eaves dormers with applied timber framing,
and three-light casements with staggered panes imitating left section.
Panelled door with glazed top lights recessed in round-headed architrave with
rubbed brick voussoirs, behind porch to centre of left section. Short two-
storey red brick rear wing to left, of c.1926. Two-storeyed 1930's red brick-
infilling to rear to right. Brick dated MG 1819 under right ground-floor
window of left section. Interior: three pairs of principal posts with long
shaped jowls and tie-beams. Arch brace to central truss springs from below
inserted floor level. Rest of framing presently concealed. Roof not
inspected. Folding panelled shutters to ground floor of left section.

Listing NGR: TQ7107647333

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