Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1070512

Date first listed: 01-Aug-1952



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

County: Kent

District: Tonbridge and Malling (District Authority)

Parish: East Malling and Larkfield

National Grid Reference: TQ 69395 56552


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EAST MALLING AND LARKFIELD CP WELL STREET TQ 6956 (west side) 14/195 The Barracks 1.8.52

- II*

Farmhouse, now house. Circa 1380-1400 with solar wing of circa 1450. Exposed timber-framing with plaster infilling and many carved braces on random rubble plinth. Plain tiled roof, hipped to left, with off-ridge stack to rear at right and large end stack with projecting brick and rubble breast to left. Return gabled wing to right with jetty on joists and end brackets over ground floor. C16 decorated barge boards, cusped and with pair of owls moulded under apex. 2 storeys; irregular fenestration of 4 windows on both floors, mullioned windows, some original mullions with metal-framed windows in front of the mullions. Boarded door slightly off-centre to left with arched entrance and moulded spandrels. Extensions to rear, including that behind solar partly added c.1970. Interior: Ground floor: 3 2-centred service arches. Central hall wall posts moulded. Chamfered fireplace bressumer, flanked by pair of moulded C16 doorcases from demolished house in Leeds, Kent, leading into parlour. Stone 4-centred arched fireplace surround in parlour. Collar-purlin roof with moulded brown-post on moulded arch brace over former hall. Solar with moulded crown-post on moulded arch brace and 4-centred arched moulded stone fireplace surround.

Listing NGR: TQ6939556552


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