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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: 1116450



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

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Lenham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Dec-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 173924

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LENHAM LENHAM FORSTAL ROAD TQ 95 SW 5/189 Mount Castle Farm Cottage II House. Late C15 with C16, C17 and C19 alterations. Timber framed. Front elevation, part of first floor, part of rear and left gable clad or rebuilt in galleted ragstone with dressings of thin red bricks. Exposed studding to first floor with C19 red brick infilling. Left gable end part red brick in Flemish bond, gable with occasional grey headers. Plain tile roof it bays of open hall, with storeyed bay to right end. Left end truncated. 2 storeys, with broadly-spaced studding. Roof hipped to right. C19 red and grey brick stack in left gable end. One 2-light C19 casement on ground floor to left of door. Boarded door with seg- mental head up 3 steps towards centre. Datestone TB in left gable 1646 end, probably reset. Interior: Moulded dais beam with mortice for spear. Moulded crown-post on cambered tie-beam with mortices for large braces. C17 inserted floor. Inserted stud and plaster partition above central tie-beam of open hall, smoke blackened one side; remains of a smoke bay, probably C16 or early C17. Exposed beams and posts.

Listing NGR: TQ9090250418

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National Grid Reference: TQ 90902 50418


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