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Bletchingly Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Staplehurst, Kent

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Latitude: 51.1465 / 51°8'47"N

Longitude: 0.5304 / 0°31'49"E

OS Eastings: 577085

OS Northings: 141622

OS Grid: TQ770416

Mapcode National: GBR PSS.2WQ

Mapcode Global: VHJN0.4FRZ

Entry Name: Bletchingly Farmhouse

Listing Date: 25 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1060697

English Heritage Legacy ID: 174636

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 (South side)

3/166 Bletchingly


Farmhouse. C16 or early C17, with early-to-mid C19 facade and with
alterations of c.1911. Facade red brick in Flemish bond. Plain tile
roof. 2 storeys, on chamfered brick plinth. Gabled. Projecting brick
stack to left gable end. Late C16 or early C17 red and grey brick
stack in English bond projecting from right side of rear left wing
towards junction with main range; 3 star-shaped brick flues set on
broad shouldered and moulded brick plinth. Tall brick stack to right of
centre. Regular 4-window front of recessed 12-pane sashes with cambered
heads. One similar sash to left end of ground floor, and 2 tripartite
sashes, also with cambered heads. Single-storey brick porch of c.1911
under stack, beneath second window from right, with plain parapet with
moulded painted coping, and with clasping pilasters with ball finials
rising just above parapet. Panelled door with cambered head, flanked
by 2 paned lights. Short rear return wing to left, extended in c.1911.
Short gabled rear wing to right, of c.1911. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: TQ7708541622

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

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