BABYLON FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1356575
Date first listed:
11-Aug-1977
Statutory Address:
BABYLON FARMHOUSE, BABYLON LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
BABYLON FARMHOUSE, BABYLON LANE

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

County:
Kent
District:
Maidstone (District Authority)
Parish:
Sutton Valence
National Grid Reference:
TQ 80277 46012

Details

SUTTON VALENCE BABYLON LANE TQ 84 NW (south side) 5/107 Babylon Farmhouse 11.8.77 GV II

Farmhouse. First half of C17, with C19 alterations. Timber framed. Ground floor clad with painted brick. First floor of main range weatherboarded, first floor of left wing tile-hung. Plain tile roof. 3 timber-framed bays, with short C19 two- storeyed wing projecting forwards from left end bay. 2 storeys on stone plinth. Roof has slightly lower ridge to right of stack. Brick ridge stack to left end of right bay, with smaller flue in lean-to behind. Irregular fenestration of 3 casements; one 2-light to C19 wing, and two 3-light to main range. Boarded door in C19 painted brick lean-to against junction with C19 wing. Rear lean-to to right bay only. 2-storey extension of 1980s to rear excluded. Interior: exposed framing. Cut jowls. Ogee chamfer-stops to beams. Mortices for frieze window of at least 4 lights with moulded and subsidiary mullions to rear wall of central ground floor room. Inglenook fireplace to central room. Broad fireplace straddling right end bay and lean-to with chamfered stone jambs with vase stops. Clasped purlin roof with diminishing principal rafters, curved wind- braces, queen-struts to collars, and intermediate collars. Right bay of roof rebuilt in late C18 or C19.

Listing NGR: TQ8027746012

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
174125
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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