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Latitude: 51.1849 / 51°11'5"N
Longitude: 0.5782 / 0°34'41"E
OS Eastings: 580277
OS Northings: 146012
OS Grid: TQ802460
Mapcode National: GBR PS8.P0C
Mapcode Global: VHJMT.ZH00
Entry Name: Babylon Farmhouse
Listing Date: 11 August 1977
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1356575
English Heritage Legacy ID: 174125
Location: Sutton Valence, Maidstone, Kent, TN12
Civil Parish: Sutton Valence
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
SUTTON VALENCE BABYLON LANE
TQ 84 NW
Farmhouse. First half of C17, with C19 alterations. Timber
framed. Ground floor clad with painted brick. First floor of
main range weatherboarded, first floor of left wing tile-hung.
Plain tile roof. 3 timber-framed bays, with short C19 two-
storeyed wing projecting forwards from left end bay. 2 storeys
on stone plinth. Roof has slightly lower ridge to right of
stack. Brick ridge stack to left end of right bay, with smaller
flue in lean-to behind. Irregular fenestration of 3 casements;
one 2-light to C19 wing, and two 3-light to main range.
Boarded door in C19 painted brick lean-to against junction with
C19 wing. Rear lean-to to right bay only. 2-storey extension
of 1980s to rear excluded. Interior: exposed framing. Cut
jowls. Ogee chamfer-stops to beams. Mortices for frieze
window of at least 4 lights with moulded and subsidiary mullions
to rear wall of central ground floor room. Inglenook fireplace
to central room. Broad fireplace straddling right end bay and
lean-to with chamfered stone jambs with vase stops. Clasped
purlin roof with diminishing principal rafters, curved wind-
braces, queen-struts to collars, and intermediate collars.
Right bay of roof rebuilt in late C18 or C19.
Listing NGR: TQ8027746012
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