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Marden Farm Shop

A Grade II Listed Building in Marden, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.173 / 51°10'22"N

Longitude: 0.4977 / 0°29'51"E

OS Eastings: 574698

OS Northings: 144492

OS Grid: TQ746444

Mapcode National: GBR PSC.DMR

Mapcode Global: VHJMS.KSZ5

Plus Code: 9F325FFX+53

Entry Name: Marden Farm Shop

Listing Date: 23 May 1967

Last Amended: 23 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1038292

English Heritage Legacy ID: 174736

Location: Marden, Maidstone, Kent, TN12

County: Kent

Civil Parish: Marden

Built-Up Area: Marden

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Description

SEVENTY FOURTH LIST OF BUILDINGS OF SPECIAL ARCHITECTURAL OR HISTORIC INTEREST
COMPILED UNDER SECTION 54 OF THE TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING ACT 1971


TQ 7444 MARDEN HIGH STREET
(south-east end)

5/78 Marden Farm Shop (formerly
listed as The Old Market
23.5.67 House)
GV II

Court house, probably also with market function, now shop. Probably
C16, with late C17 or early C18 and C19 alterations. Timber framed,
weatherboarded, with exposed corner posts. Plain tile roof.
Virtually square building of 2 timber-framed bays, built at
right-angles to Howland Road on an island site at the end of the
High Street. Single storey, on stone plinth. Pyramidal roof. Eight-
pane shop window with thin glazing bars to present front elevation
(to Howland Road), and two six-pane windows to right side. Half-
glazed door to right side of front elevation. Interior: exposed
framing. Short shaped jowls to principal posts. Dragon ties to
corners. Clasped-purlin roof. Each rafter has mortice at same height
towards apex. Curved arch-braces to left side wall and part of gable
ends. Right side wall-plate and short return along each gable end
morticed for continuous row of diamond mullions; some mullions
remain in situ, apparently terminating at midrail. Road island site.
Court Leet said to have been held here until C19.


Listing NGR: TQ7469844492

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