MARTINS FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1356172
Date first listed:
25-Jul-1952
Date of most recent amendment:
25-Mar-1987
Statutory Address:
1 AND 2, PARK LANE
Statutory Address:
MARTINS FARMHOUSE, HEATH ROAD
Statutory Address:
MARTINS FARMHOUSE, PARK LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
1 AND 2, PARK LANE
Statutory Address:
MARTINS FARMHOUSE, HEATH ROAD
Statutory Address:
MARTINS FARMHOUSE, PARK LANE

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

County:
Kent
District:
Maidstone (District Authority)
Parish:
Boughton Monchelsea
National Grid Reference:
TQ 77619 50803

Details

BOUGHTON MONCHELSEA HEATH ROAD TQ 75 SE (South side) Cock Street

1/36 Martins Farmhouse and 25.7.52 Nos. 1 and 2 Park Lane (formerly listed as Martins Farm House and Martins Farm Cottages)

GV II

Farmhouse, now house row. C15, with C16 and C17 alterations. Restored early C20. Timber framed with rendered infilling. Beaded weatherboarding to rear of main range. Plain tile roof. Open hall of 2 roughly equal- length timber-framed bays, with undershot cross-passage to left and with storeyed end bays. Left hall bay floored in C16. Right hall bay partly floored later in C16, possibly in two stages, forming smoke bay or stack bay towards centre of former hall. Stone stack possibly inserted in same position slightly later. Rear wing to right of approximately 4 timber- framed bays (Nos. 1 and 2 Park Lane). 2 storeys. Coursed stone plinth. Lower midrail to right end bay. Gable end jetty to right. Broadly-spaced studding. Arch braces to first floor of both end bays and to ground-floor of right end bay. Tension braces to right gable end. Flat boarded eaves soffits. Roof hipped to left and, three-quarters hipped to right, with gablets. Slender red brick stack to left lean-to. Multiple brick stack in front slope of roof straddling two central bays, and brick stack in front slope of roof to left end of right end bay. Irregular fenestration of four 3-light leaded casements, the two to centre oriels, with rendered ogee bases. Ribbed door with flat corniced and bracketed hood under central stack. Lean-to to left, slightly set back. Nos. 1 and 2 Park Lane: (west elevation) exposed broadly-spaced studding. 2 storeys and attic. Higher eaves than main range, carried across the main range gable forming there a three-quarters hip. Roof hipped to south. Filleted brick stack to junction of main range and wing. One hipped dormer. 4 casements. 3 ribbed doors with flat bracketed hoods; one under stack, one towards centre and one towards right end. Interior: only partly inspected. Exposed framing. Moulded right end-of-hall beam. Plain crown- post with foot braces to each end of hall, and plain crown-post with chamfered base on axial tie-beam to left end bay. Painted first-floor stone fireplace to left of stack and similar larger fireplace to ground floor.

Listing NGR: TQ7761950803

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
174497
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: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/06608/05
Rights: Copyright IoE Dr Henry Teed. Source Historic England Archive
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