- 17 Jul 2002
- Beech Farmhouse, Beech Road, Marden, Maidstone, Kent, TN12 9NU
- 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 side)
3/32 Beech Farmhouse GV II
Farmhouse. Early-to-mid C17, with late C18 or early C19 facade, and with additions of circa 1864. Timber framed. Ground floor chequered red and grey brick to main range, buff brick to left wing and right end, first floor tile-hung. Plain tile roof. Lobby entry plan. Flush cross-wing of circa 1864 to left and single bay of similar date to right end. 2 storeys. C19 gable-end jetty to right. Left cross-wing gabled to front and rear. Main range roof hipped to right. Rear gable end stack to left wing, ridge stack to left of centre of main range and two slender projecting rear stacks to right. Irregular fenestration of 5 windows; one 16-pane sash to left wing, one three- light casement to left of stack, one two-light casement beneath stack, and one three-light and one two-light casement to right.
Blocked doorway under stack. Ribbed door in gabled brick porch to left end of main range. Shallow circular niche, possibly for a clock face, to gable of C19 wing. Interior: exposed framing, with chamfered beams and gunstock-jowled posts. Plain brick fireplace in English bond, with chamfered bresumer, to left, and blocked fireplace to first floor above. Stairs behind stack. C19 clasped- purlin roof.
Listing NGR: TQ7323643081
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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