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Hurst Farmhouse

A Grade I Listed Building in Chilham, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2282 / 51°13'41"N

Longitude: 0.9585 / 0°57'30"E

OS Eastings: 606659

OS Northings: 151824

OS Grid: TR066518

Mapcode National: GBR SX5.WPJ

Mapcode Global: VHKK9.KDLB

Entry Name: Hurst Farmhouse

Listing Date: 27 November 1957

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1071283

English Heritage Legacy ID: 181465

Location: Chilham, Ashford, Kent, CT4

County: Kent

District: Ashford

Civil Parish: Chilham

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

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4/20 Hurst Farmhouse

27.11.57 I

Hall House. C14 hall with C15 cross wing. Timber framed, close
studded to cross-wing, with painted plaster and brick infill,
flint plinth, and plain tile roof. C14 range: 2 storey with
attic. Large irregular frame, gabled roof with 1 C20 roof light,
large ridge stack centre right, and stack to rear right, behind
C19 1 window extension. 2 C20 wood casements, 1 either side
of C19 4 panelled door to centre right. C15 cross-wing: 2 storeys
on basement. First floor jetty on all 3 sides, with moulded
dragon posts. Hipped roof with gablet and projecting offset
stack to left. 1 wooden casement to each floor, and single
light to basement. Entrance: Large C14 or C13 rubble porch
in re-entrant angle. Buttressed and repaired in brick, double
chamfered arch, mutilated chamfered jambs with possible stiff-
leaf capitals. C15 arched plank door. Interior: 2 bay
semi-aisled hall of C14 with base-crucks. Arched bracing to
screens and dais-end tie beams. Doubled bracing to trusses and
scissor trusses. Secondary roof system of C15 date of crown-
post collar-purlin roof with moulded cap and base to octagonal
crown post. Collar-purlin roof over solar end. Inserted floor
over hall, inscribed 1704 on one joist. Large mounted stack,
bread ovens and 2 C19 coppers.

Listing NGR: TR0665951824

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

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