The Tithe Barn


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Listed Building
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Statutory Address:
The Tithe Barn, Court Lodge Farm, High Street, Lenham, ME17 2QD


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Statutory Address:
The Tithe Barn, Court Lodge Farm, High Street, Lenham, ME17 2QD

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

Maidstone (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 89884 52057


This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 16/09/2019

TQ 8952 10/171

LENHAM HIGH STREET (east side) Court Lodge Farm The Tithe Barn

(Formerly listed as Barn circa 40 yards north west of Court Lodge, HIGH STREET)


GV I Barn. Probably late C14. Timber framed, weatherboarded, on patched stone plinth with hipped plain tile roof, C19 canopy towards left end of west elevation, and plain double doors towards right end.

Interior: nine bays (seven original, two late C15 or early C16), with aisles to ends and both sides. Posts on wood cills, some with stone pedestal under, some with continuous stone plinths. Normal assembly to outer walls. Slightly curved passing shores from cill to top of posts. Curved braces (some replaced) from arcade posts to arcade plates and tie-beams. Single, probably later, purlin to aisle roofs, pegged intermittently to rafters, with raked Queen posts from aisle tiles. Jowled arcade posts. Plain crown posts with two curved downward braces and two upward braces. Lapped collars. Some replacement of wall studs, but usually in same mortices. Evidence for arch bracing to outer walls.

On a demesne of St. Augustines, Canterbury. One of two; 'the other, at right angles to north west, burnt 1962. (S.E. Rigold, Archaeologia Cantiana Vol. LXXXI, 1966).

Listing NGR: TQ8988452057


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Rigold, S.E, 'Archaeologia Cantiana' in Archaeologia Cantiana, , Vol. 81, (1966), .


This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 07 Nov 2002
Reference: IOE01/08231/31
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Patrick C Finnis. Source Historic England Archive
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