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Parsonage Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Aldington, Kent

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Latitude: 51.087 / 51°5'13"N

Longitude: 0.9599 / 0°57'35"E

OS Eastings: 607391

OS Northings: 136128

OS Grid: TR073361

Mapcode National: GBR SYX.X2M

Mapcode Global: FRA D6W7.ZRT

Entry Name: Parsonage Farmhouse

Listing Date: 27 November 1957

Last Amended: 10 August 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1071207

English Heritage Legacy ID: 181592

Location: Aldington, Ashford, Kent, TN25

County: Kent

District: Ashford

Civil Parish: Aldington

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

(east side)
4/7 Parsonage
(formerly listed
as Parsonage
Cottages) with
water pump
House, sometime cottages. C16 or earlier. Timber framed and clad
with painted ragstone, red brick and tile hanging with plain tiled
roof. L-shaped plan (probably hall house with cross-wing plan),
subsequently lobby entry, now altered. Two storeys with hipped cross-
wing projecting to left, and stacks to end left and clustered to
centre right. Two wooden casements with leaded lights to cross-wing
and main block on 1st floor, and glazing bar sash, 2 shallow C20 oriels
and casement on ground floor. Partly glazed plank and stud door to
centre left (re-entrant angle), with exposed jambs of original entry
to centre right (in front of stack). Extension of 1 storey to left
with conservatory and half-glazed door. Framed interior (with
moulded and enriched tie beams) reported by Igglesden (Vol. 13, 1919).
Both Desiderius Erasmus (1512) and Dr. Thomas Linacre (classical
scholar and Royal Physician) were rectors of Aldington, this building
being the former parsonage/rectory, although neither is known
definitely to have visited Aldington (then a favoured residence of the
Archbishop of Canterbury. (See Igglesden, op.cit.).

Listing NGR: TR0738936130

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