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MILE OAK FARMHOUSE

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.

Name: MILE OAK FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1254291

Location

MILE OAK FARMHOUSE, MILE OAK ROAD

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

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Paddock Wood

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Aug-1990

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 437676

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

TQ 64 SE PADDOCK WOOD MILE OAK ROAD

6/339 Mile Oak Farmhouse

GV II

Farmhouse. Early/mid C17 with late C20 alterations and rear addition. Framed construction, the ground floor underbuilt in Flemish bond brick, the first floor tile-hung; peg-tile roof; brick stack. Plan: East facing. Lobby entrance plan, 3 rooms wide, the 2 left hand rooms heated by back-to-back fireplaces in an axial stack. The right hand room was formerly divided between a dairy and a stair cell. The partition between the centre and right hand rooms has been removed. Late C20 rear right wing.

Exterior: 2 storeys and attic. Roof half-hipped at left end, hipped at right end; stack with staggered shafts of handmade brick. Asymmetrical 3-window front with a C19 plank front door to the lobby entrance to left of centre with a C20 gabled porch on timber posts. 2- and 3-light C19 or early C20 casements, 2-panes per light. The left return has one C20 window to each floor including an attic window.

Interior: The hall, in the centre has exposed joists and some replaced beams. Open fireplace with brick jambs and a chamfered lintel. The crossbeam marking the former party wall with the right end room is re-used and includes sockets for a mullioned window. Exposed carpentry to the right hand room, also including some replaced timber. The left hand room is plastered. On the first floor the wall-framing survives with wall posts with formed jowls and one large straight brace on the rear wall. C17 doors survive on the first floor which preserves wall plaster and exposed crossbeams and joists.

Roof: Clasped purlin roof construction. The purlins are truncated on either side of the stack suggesting a former smoke bay.

Listing NGR: TQ6805243728

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National Grid Reference: TQ 68051 43728

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