Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1069048

Date first listed: 23-May-1967

Statutory Address: SAXONDEN


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Statutory Address: SAXONDEN

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County: Kent

District: Maidstone (District Authority)

Parish: Collier Street

National Grid Reference: TQ 71652 45813


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YALDING TQ 74 NW Collier Street 4/81 Saxonden 23-5-67 II

Farmhouse, now house. C15 or early C16, with early C17 wing and alterations. Timber framed with rendered infilling. Plain tile roof. Open hall of 2 roughly equal-length timber-framed bays, with storeyed end bay to left. Storeyed right end bay rebuilt in early C17 as cross-wing, flush with main range to front and rear. 2 storeys and garret on stone plinth. Front elevation of main range close-studded. Cross-wing close-studded to ground floor of front elevation and of long right side, and framed with two "square" panels per storey above. Both floors of rear gable end framed in square panels. Tension braces to left end bay and right hall bay. First floor of wing jettied to front, with bracket to right end. Gable above jettied with end brackets and coved plastered soffit. Wing has higher eaves and lower ridge than main range. Eaves carried to left on a principal post jowled towards main range. Main range roof half-hipped to left. Projecting red and grey brick stack to left gable end. Multiple red brick stack to right end of right hall bay. Irregular fenestration of 4 leaded casements; one with pegged cill to centre of left end bay, one four-light to left hall bay set between a pair of posts which rise through eaves with lean-to roof, probably relating to an early C17 or earlier bay window; one two-light casement to right hall bay, and one three-light to first floor of wing. Ground and first-floor windows of wing each set between studs relating to an original window. One three-light ovolo-moulded mullion ground-floor window to right side of wing. Blocked doorway under stack. Door to rear. Red and grey brick lean-to in English bond, to rear of hall only. Interior: exposed framing. Broad axial joists to left ground-floor room, morticed for axial partition and with trimmer for stairwell against partition with hall. Moulded left end-of-hall beam (with soffit groove morticed to suggest former Plank and-muntin partition). Plain right end-of-hall beam morticed for central pair of doorheads. Tension-braced right end-of-hall partition on first floor. Chamfered central truss posts morticed for solid-spandrel braces, and with chamfer-stopped gunstock jowls. Moulded crown post. Two broadly-chamfered axial beams, tenoned cross-beam and bevelled joists, to Inserted hall floor. Inglenook fireplace with chamfered stone jambs with roll-moulded Stops, and chamfered bressumer. Higher ceilings to cross- wing ground floor, with two chamfered axial beams. Clasped-purlin roof to wing, with diminishing principal rafters and vertical queen struts to collars.

Listing NGR: TQ7165245813


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Legacy System number: 174882

Legacy System: LBS

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