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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: 1069142



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

County: Kent

District: Swale

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Dunkirk

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-May-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 176699

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5/95 Bossenden Farmhouse


Farmhouse. C17 and mid C19. Red brick, in English bond on rear wing, and plain tiled roof. C17 wing with C19 front elevation. Two storeys with corbelled eaves to hipped roof with stack to rear. Regular fenestration of 3 glazing bar sashes on first floor, 2 on ground floor and central half glazed and panelled door with flat hood on brackets. Rear wing: 2 storeys and half-hipped roof with half-hipped extensions to left and stacks to left and rear centre. Loft doors to left and in extension, and irregular fenestration of glazing bar sash and wood casement. Door of 6 raised and fielded panels to right and boarded doors to left. Single storey service wings attached to left and right, mainly C19, but with extensive evidence of C17 brickwork. Interior: fine moulded beams to interior of C17 wing. John Nichols Thom, alias Sir William Courtenay lodged here prior to the Battle of Bossenden Wood, May 31st 1838, culmination of the Courtenay Riots in which Courtenay (the New Messiah) and 8 followers were shot by the military.

Listing NGR: TR0882959657

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National Grid Reference: TR 08829 59657


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