BASSETS FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1252534
Date first listed:
10-Sep-1954
Statutory Address:
BASSETS FARMHOUSE, MOAT LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
BASSETS FARMHOUSE, MOAT LANE

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

County:
Kent
District:
Sevenoaks (District Authority)
Parish:
Cowden
National Grid Reference:
TQ 49546 41304

Details

In the following item :-

1. 5280 COWDEN MOAT LANE

Bassets Farmhouse TQ 44 SE 53/292 10.9.54

II* GV

The above serial no. shall be amended to read :

TQ 44 SE 53/293

---------------------------------------- 1. 5280 COWDEN MOAT LANE Bassets Farmhouse TQ 44 SE 53/292 10.9.54.

II* GV

2. C17 and earlier restored farmhouse. West elevation. Brick and tile hung with tile roof with one end half hipped and ridge stack. Painted wooden casements and C18 half glazed panelled door with projecting hood over. North elevation (circa 1620). 2 storeys and attic gable end window. Stone plinth of random courses with modern ashlar buttressing. Exposed framing and vertical half timbering with plaster infilling. Ground floor. Projecting lattice window with oak transom and frame supported on centre carved wooden bracket. 2 small lattice lights on either side. First floor. Oversailing with moulded cross piece and supported on corner brackets with carved pendants. Projecting lattice window in oak frame with transom supported on centre carved wooden bracket. 2 small lattice windows on either side. Attic gable end. Oversailing and supported on moulded crosspiece and projecting casement below and corner brackets with pendants, projecting attic lattice window in box frame with transom. Tile hanging above. At side. Lean-to with exposed vertical half timbering and tile roof. At back. Projecting timber framed wings with some plaster and some brick filling. Inside evidence of mediaeval small hall house, of 2 bays. Roof with collar beams but no purlins, and smoke blackened timbers. Traces of open hearth on floor below. Small early C16 extension. 2 fragments of wall paintings in bedroom, interlaced strapwork with floral designs. Much exposed timber, long profile posts and heavy ties, old floors and staircase. Chamfered brick inglenook.

Bassetts Farmhouse and Barn form a group.



Listing NGR: TQ4952941286

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
357087
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 20 May 2002
Reference: IOE01/06929/27
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