North Leigh / North Leith Farm House

13 Sep 2006
North Leigh, Elmsted, Shepway, Kent
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North Leith Farm House, Elmsted, Shepway, Kent
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


1/115 North Leigh 29.12.66 (Formerly listed as North Leigh Farm House)


Farmhouse. Probably early C18, with late C18 or early C19 facade and C20 additions. Possibly timber framed. Front elevation and right gable end in a form of Sussex bond. Plain tile roof. 2 storeys, on brick plinth. Plat band. Hipped roof. Brick ridge stack towards left end and gable-end stack to right. Irregular fenestration of 4 sashes in open boxes; one twenty-four pane to left of stack, and two to right, and one twelve-pane under stack. Segmental heads to similar ground-floor windows. Half-glazed door in C20 red brick porch with hipped plain tile roof under stack. Blocked doorway towards right end. Short two-storey C19 red brick parallel rear wing to right, with roof hipped to right. Rear lean-to to rest. Sun Insurance plaque.

Interior: only partly inspected. Probably incorporates re-used timber.

Room to left of stack ceiled. Cross beam a few feet to right of stack, with plain joists between it and stack, and mixed plain and hollow- chamfered joists to right of it. Brick fireplace with bressumer to right side of stack. C18 or C19 fireplace with high bressumer, to right end room.

Listing NGR: TR1178645546


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0818 IOE Records taken by D Godden; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr D Godden. Source: Historic England Archive

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Photographer: Godden, D

Rights Holder: Godden, D


Brick, Tile, Timber, Stuart Timber Framed House, Georgian Monument <By Form>, Timber Framed Building, House, Domestic, Dwelling, Farmhouse, Agricultural Dwelling, Agriculture And Subsistence, Farm Building, Agricultural Building