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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: 1071283



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

County: Kent

District: Ashford

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Chilham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 27-Nov-1957

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 181465

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4/20 Hurst Farmhouse

27.11.57 I

Hall House. C14 hall with C15 cross wing. Timber framed, close studded to cross-wing, with painted plaster and brick infill, flint plinth, and plain tile roof. C14 range: 2 storey with attic. Large irregular frame, gabled roof with 1 C20 roof light, large ridge stack centre right, and stack to rear right, behind C19 1 window extension. 2 C20 wood casements, 1 either side of C19 4 panelled door to centre right. C15 cross-wing: 2 storeys on basement. First floor jetty on all 3 sides, with moulded dragon posts. Hipped roof with gablet and projecting offset stack to left. 1 wooden casement to each floor, and single light to basement. Entrance: Large C14 or C13 rubble porch in re-entrant angle. Buttressed and repaired in brick, double chamfered arch, mutilated chamfered jambs with possible stiff- leaf capitals. C15 arched plank door. Interior: 2 bay semi-aisled hall of C14 with base-crucks. Arched bracing to screens and dais-end tie beams. Doubled bracing to trusses and scissor trusses. Secondary roof system of C15 date of crown- post collar-purlin roof with moulded cap and base to octagonal crown post. Collar-purlin roof over solar end. Inserted floor over hall, inscribed 1704 on one joist. Large mounted stack, bread ovens and 2 C19 coppers.

Listing NGR: TR0665951824

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National Grid Reference: TR 06659 51824


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