FARM OFFICE APPROXIMATELY 1 METRE NORTH OF LYDD FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1253484
Date first listed:
09-May-1990
Statutory Address:
FARM OFFICE APPROXIMATELY 1 METRE NORTH OF LYDD FARMHOUSE, SYCHEM LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
FARM OFFICE APPROXIMATELY 1 METRE NORTH OF LYDD FARMHOUSE, SYCHEM LANE

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

County:
Kent
District:
Tunbridge Wells (District Authority)
Parish:
Capel
National Grid Reference:
TQ 64448 44753

Details

TQ 64 SW CAPEL SYCHEM LANE, FIVE OAK GREEN

5/287 Farm Office approx lm north of 9.5.90 Lydd Farmhouse

GV II

Former farm office, now used as a workshop and store. Mid/late C19. Timber- framed, clad with weatherboards; brick stack and chimneyshaft; peg-tile roof.

Plan: Unusually ornate farm office, deliberately picturesque. Single storey one-room plan building built in front and to left of Lydd Farmhouse (q.v.). Front gable-end faces north west with porch on the right (south western) side at the front. Rear gable-end stack.

Exterior: Front gable end has C19 casements with glazing bars, one on top of the other. Gable has cusped bargeboards with timber finial and pendant. Porch to right has front and back segmental arches on shaped imposts. The outer (right hand) side is open and filled with a wooden trellis. Above this level, on all four sides are rectangular fixed pane windows with margin panes of coloured glass. Small modillion eaves cornice. Deep eaves supported by shaped brackets on the corners and tall splay-footed spire-like roof with a weathervane at the apex. Doorway beneath contains C19 part-glazed and similar double doors in opposite long wall.

Interior: Not inspected.

This former office adds considerable interest to the group of attractive traditional farmbuildings around Lydd Farmhouse (q.v.).

Listing NGR: TQ6444844753

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
436711
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.

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Date: 29 Apr 2005
Reference: IOE01/14274/04
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Philip Lambert. Source Historic England Archive
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