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Barn at Tq 829 449

A Grade II Listed Building in Headcorn, Kent

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Latitude: 51.1746 / 51°10'28"N

Longitude: 0.6157 / 0°36'56"E

OS Eastings: 582940

OS Northings: 144955

OS Grid: TQ829449

Mapcode National: GBR QTV.6HX

Mapcode Global: VHJMV.MQBY

Entry Name: Barn at Tq 829 449

Listing Date: 5 March 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1054090

English Heritage Legacy ID: 174310

Location: Headcorn, Maidstone, Kent, TN27

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Civil Parish: Headcorn

Built-Up Area: Headcorn

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

TQ 829 449 (East side)

7/84 Barn at TQ
829 449

Barn, now house. C15 with C18, C19 and late C20 alterations. Timber framed,
weatherboarded, on stone plinth, with plain tile roof. At right-angles to
road. Three timber-framed bays with front and rear aisles. Full-height
central entrance to north, to which porch with hipped roof added in C18.
Mid C19 nearly full-height entrance inserted to south. C19 lean-tos to right
and left. Hipped roof. Interior: principal posts with cut jowls, arch-
braced to tie-beams and arcade plates. Rafters trenched for lapped collars,
re-ordered with side purlins in C18, and with ridge piece inserted later.
Mortices for curved passing shores to aisles; trench remains in north-west
aisle tie. Most of wall studding replaced. Evidence for studs between nave
and south aisle. Grooving for infilling to gable ends of nave and aisles.
Scribed carpenter's marks. Stop-splayed edge-halved scarf joint. Covered
yard erected to south 1866-98 and demolished 1984.

Listing NGR: TQ8294044954

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