RABBIT'S CROSS FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1060770
Date first listed:
23-May-1967
Statutory Address:
RABBIT'S CROSS FARMHOUSE, LOWER FARM ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
RABBIT'S CROSS FARMHOUSE, LOWER FARM ROAD

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

County:
Kent
District:
Maidstone (District Authority)
Parish:
Boughton Monchelsea
National Grid Reference:
TQ 78514 47381

Details

BOUGHTON MONCHELSEA LOWER FARM ROAD TQ 74 NE (South-West side)

2/53 Rabbit's Cross Farmhouse 23.5.67 GV II*

Farmhouse. C15 or early C16, with C17 alterations. Timber framed, with plaster infilling. Plain tile roof. Wealden with two roughly equal-length hall bays, and storeyed end bays. 2 storeys and attic. Stone plinth to right end bay, brick plinth to rest. Close-studded. Broad, low window-cill to left hall bay. Right and left end bays jettied to front. Arch braces to flying wall-plate and solid-spandrel bracket to central tie-beam end. Steeply-pitched hipped roof. Multiple filleted red and grey brick stack in front slope of roof, to left end of right hall bay, and slender brick stack within right lean-to. C17 2 1/2-storey close-studded rectangular bay window on chamfered painted stone base to left hall bay, rising through eaves, with flying wall-plate removed in front of it; gable jettied on shaped brackets, with moulded bressumer and with moulded bargeboards and pendant. Leaded 3-light mullioned window to gable. Irregular fenestration of 2 windows; one 8-light mullioned and transomed first-floor window with moulded head and cill to C17 bay, with 2-light mullioned frieze windows to flanking hall walls; and one 2-light paned casement to right end bay. Blocked window to left end bay, and another to right hall bay. Small 4-light mullioned window to left end bay on ground floor, and 2-light paned casement to right end bay. Ground-floor window of C17 bay similar to first-floor, also with 2-light frieze windows. Boarded door in moulded 4-centred arched architrave with hollow spandrels and with brattished moulding to midrail over, to right end of right hall bay. Brick lean-to to right with applied studding to gable. Short rear lean-to to left. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: TQ7851447381

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
174517
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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