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THATCHED HOUSE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: THATCHED HOUSE

List entry Number: 1060651

Location

THATCHED HOUSE, HEATH ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

District Type: District Authority

Parish: West Farleigh

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Oct-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 174817

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

WEST FARLEIGH HEATH ROAD TQ 75 SW (West side) 2/18 Thatched House II

House, formerly cottages, now house. C17, with C18 or early C19, and early-to-mid C19 additions. Timber framed, with (probably later) red and grey brick infilling in stretcher bond with herringbone top course. Right (west) addition painted brick, with two first-floor studs. End addition painted brick on ground floor, combed rendering to first floor. Thatched roof. 4 timber-framed bays, built at right-angles to road, facing north. Single-bay addition to right, probably C18 or early C19. Early-to-mid C19 addition to right end, breaking forwards slightly. Main range 1½ storeys, right addition 2 storeys, end addition 2 storeys and attic. Stone plinth to main range. Roof of main range half-hipped to left (east), and continuous with addition. to right. End addition gabled, with slightly higher eaves and ridge. Multiple red brick stack to main range, in right end of second bay from left, and brick ridge stack to centre of end addition. Irregular fenestration of 4 first-floor windows; one two-light casement to apex of porch, one to right addition, another to left of end addition, and one pointed 'lancet' to right end. Ground floor has one two-light casement to left and one three-light case- ment to right, of porch, one two-light casement to right addition and two two-light casements to end addition. Pointed 'lancet' to short left return of end addition. Early C19 gabled timber-framed porch under main range stack, with painted brick infilling, thatched roof, and boarded door with triangular head flanked by leaded trefoil-headed painted brick windows. Half-glazed door with flat hood to left end of end addition Short gabled C19 addition to rear of main range stack, with further stack to its right side. Thatched hooded bell to apex of right gable, with loading door under. Interior: exposed framing. Gunstock-jowled posts and arch-braced tie-beams, except to truss between left and left-central bays. Clasped-purlin roof to main range. Right gable end of main range has (now visible internally) long curved tension braces passing across midrail. Fireplace with chamfered stone jambs and high bressumer to right side of stack, slightly later brick fireplace with bressumer to left side. Fireplace in rear addition surrounded with small (re-used or copied?) decorative terracotta bricks dated 1562.

Listing NGR: TQ7224552076

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National Grid Reference: TQ 72245 52076

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