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The Barracks

A Grade II* Listed Building in East Malling and Larkfield, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2829 / 51°16'58"N

Longitude: 0.4276 / 0°25'39"E

OS Eastings: 569395

OS Northings: 156552

OS Grid: TQ693565

Mapcode National: GBR NPL.DY5

Mapcode Global: VHJMC.C0DV

Entry Name: The Barracks

Listing Date: 1 August 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1070512

English Heritage Legacy ID: 179370

Location: East Malling and Larkfield, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, ME19

County: Kent

District: Tonbridge and Malling

Civil Parish: East Malling and Larkfield

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: East Malling St James

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

TQ 6956
(west side)
The Barracks

- II*

Farmhouse, now house. Circa 1380-1400 with solar wing of circa 1450. Exposed
timber-framing with plaster infilling and many carved braces on random rubble
plinth. Plain tiled roof, hipped to left, with off-ridge stack to rear at right
and large end stack with projecting brick and rubble breast to left. Return
gabled wing to right with jetty on joists and end brackets over ground floor. C16
decorated barge boards, cusped and with pair of owls moulded under apex.
2 storeys; irregular fenestration of 4 windows on both floors, mullioned windows,
some original mullions with metal-framed windows in front of the mullions.
Boarded door slightly off-centre to left with arched entrance and moulded
spandrels. Extensions to rear, including that behind solar partly added c.1970.
Interior: Ground floor: 3 2-centred service arches. Central hall wall posts
moulded. Chamfered fireplace bressumer, flanked by pair of moulded C16 doorcases
from demolished house in Leeds, Kent, leading into parlour. Stone 4-centred
arched fireplace surround in parlour. Collar-purlin roof with moulded brown-post
on moulded arch brace over former hall. Solar with moulded crown-post on moulded
arch brace and 4-centred arched moulded stone fireplace surround.

Listing NGR: TQ6939556552

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

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