Great Sheephurst Farmhouse
- 17 Jul 2002
- Great Sheephurst Farmhouse, Beech Road, Marden, Maidstone, Kent, TN12 9NT
- Photograph (Digital)
This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
TQ 74 SW MARDEN BEECH ROAD (south-west side)
3/34 Great Sheephurst Farmhouse GV II Farmhouse. Early-to-mid C18. Ground floor chequered red and grey brick, first floor tile-hung. Plain tile roof. Built at right-angles to road. Lobby entry plan of 3 timber-framed bays and stack bay; one two-bay room to left of stack and one single-bay room to right. 2 storeys, on rendered plinth. Half-hipped roof. Red and grey brick ridge stack to right of centre. Irregular fenestration of 3 casements; one two-light and one three-light to left of stack, and one three-light to right. Ribbed door under open timber-framed porch beneath stack. Single-storey brick addition with gabled plain-tile roof to left, set back from gable end. Two-storey two-bay rear lean- to to right, with painted brick ground floor, tile-hung first floor and slate roof. Single-storey rear lean-to to left. Interior: chamfered cross-beam to left ground-floor room. Exposed framing to first floor, with shouldered gunstock-jowled and shaped jowled posts and straight bracing.
Listing NGR: TQ7341643145
Copyright IoE Mr Michael D Rowe. Source Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Rowe, Michael D
Rights Holder: Rowe, Michael D
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