Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1069045

Date first listed: 23-May-1967



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County: Kent

District: Maidstone (District Authority)

Parish: Yalding

National Grid Reference: TQ 68780 49743


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YALDING PARSONAGE LANE TQ 6949 (south side) 7/168 Parsonage Farmhouse 23-5-67 II

Farmhouse, now house. Mid C17, with mid C18 alterations, additions and facade. Timber framed. Ground floor rendered to left, painted brick to right, first floor clad with channelled, almost rusticated render. Left gable end red and grey brick to ground floor, tile-hung above. Plain tile roof. Central-entry plan of 5 timber-framed bays, with rear stair turret. 2 tall storeys and garret. Continuous jetty with plain fascia- board, returned to left on dragon beam. Ionic-modillioned eaves cornice. Half-hipped roof. Formerly-projecting rear stacks to left and right, that to left C17 red brick in English bond. Regular 3-window front of one pair of twelve-pane sashes with central mullion towards each end, and one central sixteen-pane sash, all with open boxes. Two canted ground-floor bays, asymmetrically placed, each with twelve-pane bipartite sash, side lights, moulded wooden cornice with Ionic modillions, and hipped plain tile roof under jetty. Half-glazed door to right of centre. C17 tile- hung rear stair turret towards centre. Two-storey mid C18 rear addition to right, adjoining stair turret and projecting further to right than main range, with red and grey brick ground floor in Flemish bond, tile-hung first floor and plain tile roof. One leaded two-light rear casement to each floor of addition towards left, and slightly projecting red and grey brick stack to rear towards right. Right side of addition has one bi- partite sash and one casement with segmental head. Brick lean-to with slate roof to right gable end of main range, running back to the addition. Red brick rear lean-to to main range to left of stair turret. Interior: rear principal posts of large scantling, with long shaped jowls. C17 timber-framed cross partition framed with two panels to storey, to right end of second timber-framed bay from left on first floor, and another half way along fourth bay (aligned with right side of stair turret), originally forming one two-bay and two 1 1/2-bay rooms. Staggered butt purlin roof with collars but no queen struts. Stair turret, spanning central first-floor room, has gunstock-jowled posts, framing of large scantling with tension braces, and three-light ovolo-moulded mullion window towards attic. Open- well staircase with moulded handrail, turned balusters, and chamfered newels with shaped finials. Mid C18 panelled doors, moulded skirting-board to left ground-floor room, and moulded cornices. Boxed C18 vertically-sliding shutters to bay window. C18 fireplace to right ground-floor room. C18 fittings to rear addition, and 1762 scratch date on rear window. Brewhouse: attached to rear right corner of C18 addition. Mid C18. Single storey, red and grey brick, with brick plinth, dentilled eaves cornice, and pyramidal plain tile roof. Flush red and grey brick rear stack. One three- light leaded casement with segmental head to front only. Door towards left end of front elevation, communicating with house via single-storey brick lobby. Interior retains C18 and C19 fittings, including lead pump dated 1767 TWR, shallow sink and brick floor. Large brick fireplace with cambered head, smoking hooks, bread oven, and adjoining copper-stand. Roof with cross and axial tie-beam, king post strutted to side purlins, and dragon ties to corners. The Brewhouse is a relatively unusual survival in this area.

Listing NGR: TQ6878049743


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Legacy System number: 174976

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