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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: 1071366



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

County: Kent

District: Ashford

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Smarden

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 17-Sep-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 10-Oct-1980

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 181282

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1. 5272 SMARDEN WATER LANE The Cloth Hall (formerly listed as Turk Farmhouse or The Cloth Hall) TQ 8742 23/71


2. C15 timber-framed and close-studded building with plaster infilling, part of the ground floor rebuilt in red brick, the north-west end of the first floor and part of the centre oversailing on the protruding end of the floor joists and brackets. Tiled roof. Casement windows with diamond-paned or small square leaded panes. Blocked 4-centred wooden doorway. Iron-studded door, with peep-hole to the south-east of this. Two storeys. Five windows. Brick chimney breast with offsets on the south-east wall. North-west front has dragon post and blocked double window. The first floor of the north-west front oversails on the protruding ends of the floor joists and brackets, with a loft door in the centre of it approached by an outside ladder. Above is a second loft door with a projecting hip over it, from which is suspended a hoist with a heavy iron hook. C16 L-addition at north-west corner. Crown post roof.

Listing NGR: TQ8788742357

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National Grid Reference: TQ 87887 42357


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