HUNTINGFIELD

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1069233

Date first listed: 24-Jan-1967

Statutory Address: HUNTINGFIELD, BACK LANE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: HUNTINGFIELD, BACK LANE

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

County: Kent

District: Swale (District Authority)

Parish: Eastling

National Grid Reference: TQ 97147 55020

Summary

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History

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Details

TQ 95 NE EASTLING BACK LANE (north side)

4/3 Huntingfield

24.1.67 II

Manor house, now house. C16, C18 and early C19. Timber framed and structural red brick part clad with buff coloured mathematical tiles, with plain tiled roofs. Range of four framed bays with 2 C18 service wings added to rear, and early C19 wing added to east end, becoming the new entrance front. Two storeys and hipped roof with stacks to rear left and right. Regular fenestration of 5 glazing bar sashes on first floor and 4 on ground floor, all with gauged heads. Central door of 6 moulded and fielded panels in heavily moulded and panelled door surround with semi-circular fanlight. Right return: originally the main front, now side front, clad with buff mathematical tiles, with 6 glazing bar sashes on first floor, 5 on ground floor with half-glazed door. Interior: C16 range with heavy frame visible, and moulded beams. Clasped purlin roof with queen posts and wind braces. Refined early C19 interiors in entrance range, with marble fire surrounds and moulded corridor arches. Contemporary four flight open well staircase with ramped handrail and unmoulded balusters. Birth place and early home of Edward Hasted, F.R.S., F.S.A. (1732-1812), historian of Kent, who mentions surrounding foundations of flint and stone belonging to lost chapel and mill, and gives full manorial history (see Hasted, vol. VI, pp 430-431). The estate was in the late C18 linked with Belmont, where buff-coloured mathematical tiling is a major feature.

Listing NGR: TQ9714755020

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 176407

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Sources

Books and journals
Hasted, E, History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent, (1801), 430-431

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