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Great Bower Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Molash, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2394 / 51°14'21"N

Longitude: 0.9126 / 0°54'45"E

OS Eastings: 603408

OS Northings: 152939

OS Grid: TR034529

Mapcode National: GBR SX3.9JP

Mapcode Global: VHKK8.R3VR

Entry Name: Great Bower Farmhouse

Listing Date: 27 November 1957

Last Amended: 13 August 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1071242

English Heritage Legacy ID: 181571

Location: Molash, Ashford, Kent, CT4

County: Kent

District: Ashford

Civil Parish: Molash

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

(east side)

3/39 Great Bower Farmhouse
(formerly listed as
27.11.57 Bower Farmhouse)


Hall house. C15 and C16 and C19 wing. Timber framed on flint
plinth, exposed to rear, entrance front clad in red brick and
tile hung with plain tile roof. Two storeys and attic with
skylight, hip and gablets and stacks to rear right and centre
left. Four C19 sash windows on first floor, 3 on ground floor,
and 4 panelled door in sloping porch to right. C19 red brick
wing to right. Rear elevation: 2 projecting close-studded
timber framed wings, central panel-framed hall, all exposed with
plaster infill. Interior: wooden newel staircase with wall
paintings of flowers and costumed figures dated c. 1560,
fragments of painting elsewhere on beams and panelling. Fire-
place of c 1500 with roll moulded jambs and shield and heart-
leaved tongues in spandrels. Partially exposed carved satyr-
like figure on otherwise bricked-over mantle in Hall. Crown
post roof with tall (3 foot) octagonal moulded posts.

Listing NGR: TR0340852939

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

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