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Cornwells

A Grade II Listed Building in Marden, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1593 / 51°9'33"N

Longitude: 0.4807 / 0°28'50"E

OS Eastings: 573563

OS Northings: 142926

OS Grid: TQ735429

Mapcode National: GBR PSJ.8C9

Mapcode Global: VHJMZ.84Z4

Entry Name: Cornwells

Listing Date: 23 May 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1367062

English Heritage Legacy ID: 174684

Location: Marden, Maidstone, Kent, TN12

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Civil Parish: Marden

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

TQ 74 SW MARDEN BEECH ROAD
(south side)

3/28 Cornwells

23.5.67 II

Farmhouse. Mid C17 with late C18 or early C19 facade. Timber framed.
Ground floor red and grey brick in Flemish bond, first floor tile-
hung. Plain tile roof. Lobby entry plan of 3 timber-framed bays,
with further 2 (integral) timber-framed bays forming left cross-wing
which projects to rear. 2 storeys. Jetty to rear gable end of wing.
Steeply-pitched roof hipped to left (hip returning to rear), half-
hipped to right with gablet. Red and grey brick ridge stack to right
end of left-central bay, C19 brick stack rising from eaves of front
wall towards right end, and projecting red and grey brick stack to
long right side of wing. Irregular fenestration of 3 casements; one
three-light each side of stack, one two-light under stack, and
nothing to right end bay. Ribbed door with flat bracketed hood under
stack. Weatherboarded lean-to to long left side of wing, with
louvred (dairy?) window towards front. Single-storey late C18 or
early C19 red and grey brick addition to right with plain-tile roof
hipped to right and with two two-light casements. Interior: exposed
framing. Chamfered beams. Large plain painted brick fireplace with
chamfered bressumer, niches, and small salt cupboard to left, red
and grey brick fireplace in English bond to right. Shaped jowls and
gunstock jowls to principal posts. Right end bay of roof partitioned
off with vertical and horizontal lathing. Clasped purlin roof with
raked jowled queen posts, and windbraces.


Listing NGR: TQ7356342926

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