Mile Bush Farmhouse / Horlands Farm
- 17 Jul 2002
- Mile Bush Farmhouse, Battle Lane, Marden, Maidstone, Kent, TN12 9AQ
- Horlands Farm, Battle Lane, Marden, Maidstone, Kent, TN12 9AQ
- Photograph (Digital)
This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
TQ 74 NE MARDEN BATTLE LANE (south side)
2/13 Mile Bush Farmhouse 25.5.67 (formerly listed as Horlands Farm) GV II
Farmhouse. Circa 1715, with mid-to-late C20 alterations. Ground floor red and grey brick in Flemish bond, first floor tile-hung.
Ground floor of left gable end has broadly-spaced studding with brick infilling and lacing pieces. Plain tile roof. Formerly lobby entry plan of 2 timber-framed bays and central stack bay. 2 storeys and attic. Ragstone plinth to rear. Boxed eaves. Half-hipped roof.
Central brick ridge stack. Three hipped two-light dormers. Irregular fenestration of 3 casements; two three-light and central two-light.
Central half-glazed door. Bracketed gabled door hood with coved plastered soffit and raised decoration with inscription PC .
17 15 Central two-storey rear stair turret, increased in height in C20.
Rear lean-to to right and left. Interior: exposed framing. Cut jowls to principal posts. Curved bracing. Staggered butt purlin roof.
Listing NGR: TQ7551545916
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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