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Oasthouse About 10 Metres West of Henhurst Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Staplehurst, Kent

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Latitude: 51.1528 / 51°9'10"N

Longitude: 0.5448 / 0°32'41"E

OS Eastings: 578067

OS Northings: 142361

OS Grid: TQ780423

Mapcode National: GBR PSM.LKZ

Mapcode Global: VHJN0.D9C3

Entry Name: Oasthouse About 10 Metres West of Henhurst Farmhouse

Listing Date: 25 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1060695

English Heritage Legacy ID: 174631

Location: Staplehurst, Maidstone, Kent, TN12

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Civil Parish: Staplehurst

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

TQ 74 SE (North side)

3/161 Oasthouse about 10
metres west of


Barn, now oast house. C18 or earlier, with C19 kiln. Barn or stowage
timber framed, weatherboarded. Kiln red and grey brick in Flemish
bond. Plain tile roofs. Barn of three timber-framed bays aligned east-
west, with lean-tos to north and south sides. Circular kiln added to
west end of north side, breaking into lean-to. Barn 2-storeys, on brick
plinth, with half-hipped roof. East gable end has stable door to ground
floor, first-floor loading door up external flight of wooden steps, and
2-light upper casement. Kiln has cogged brick eaves cornice, conical
roof with cowl, and boarded door to north side. Interior: only partly
inspected. 2 cross-beams with staggered axial beams to ground floor of
barn. Wall between barn and north lean-to weatherboarded below midrail,
with tension braces staves and lath and plaster infilling above.
Boarded door to kiln from north lean-to.

Listing NGR: TQ7812543568

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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