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Latitude: 51.2289 / 51°13'44"N
Longitude: 0.5484 / 0°32'54"E
OS Eastings: 578024
OS Northings: 150834
OS Grid: TQ780508
Mapcode National: GBR PRN.TQK
Mapcode Global: VHJMM.GC7R
Entry Name: Iden Farmhouse
Listing Date: 23 May 1967
Last Amended: 25 March 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1068664
English Heritage Legacy ID: 174494
Location: Boughton Monchelsea, Maidstone, Kent, ME17
Civil Parish: Boughton Monchelsea
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
BOUGHTON MONCHELSEA HEATH ROAD
TQ 75 SE (North side)
1/33 Iden Farmhouse
23.5.67 (formerly listed as
Nos 1 and 2 Iden
Farmhouse, now house. Late C16, with C18, C19 and C20 alterations. Timber
framed. Front elevation chequered red and grey brick. Plain tile roof.
Lobby entry plan of approximately 4 timber-framed bays, with 2-bay principal
room to left of stack. Bay or bays to right of stack largely rebuilt in C18.
2 storeys, garret and cellar on low stone plinth. Plat band. Half-hipped
roof. Projecting brick stack with galleted stone base to left gable end,
and brick ridge stack to right of centre. Small hipped 2-light dormer.
Irregular fenestration of 6 wooden casements in altered openings; three 3-light
to left of stack, one 2-light under stack and two 3-light to right. Three
ground-floor casements with segmental relieving arches. Ribbed door in
rectangular brick porch with hipped roof under stack. Rear return wing to left,
probably C18; chequered red and grey brick with galleted stone gable end. 2
storeys and garret with plat band, half-hipped roof and gable-end lean-to.
Similar rear return wing to right. Rear lean-to to centre. Interior: ovolo-
moulded cross and axial beams to principal ground-floor room. Fireplace to same
room with chamfered tooled stone jambs and wooden bressumer. Painted
unchamfered brick fireplace to ground floor room to right. Staggered butt
purlins to roof. Small quantity of exposed framing.
Listing NGR: TQ7802450834
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