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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.


List entry Number: 1060740



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

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Staplehurst

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 23-May-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 174540

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4/74 23.5.67 Cottons Farmhouse


Farmhouse, now house. C15, with later alterations. C16 or early C17 rear wing. Timber framed, with rendered infilling. Plain tile roof. Open hall of 2 roughly equal-length timber-framed bays, that to left subdivided with cross-passage to left. Storeyed end bays. 2 storeys. Rendered plinth. Gable end jetties. Close-studded, with higher midrail to right hall bay, and pegs for broad window-cill to same bay. Hipped roof with gablets. Multiple brick stack to left end of left hall bay. Irregular fenestration of 4 windows; one 3-light casement to left end bay, one 2-light casement to each hall bay, and one 4- light diamond mullion window to right end. Pegged cill for mullioned window to left end. Ribbed door in moulded 4-centred-arched architrave, with head higher than midrail, to left end of hall. Short C16 two-bay timber-framed rear wing to left, gabled and tile-hung on first floor. Interior: exposed framing. Moulded right end-of-hall beam, morticed for spear towards rear end and grooved for boarded partition. Right end room morticed for axial subdivision. Doubly-chamfered central truss posts, with hollow-chamfered arch braces to tie-beam. Moulded octagonal crown-post. Ogee braces to left end-of-hall partition. Moulded 4-centred-arched stone fireplace.

Listing NGR: TQ8011843894

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National Grid Reference: TQ 80161 43877


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