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Barnfield Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Hawkhurst, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0485 / 51°2'54"N

Longitude: 0.4959 / 0°29'45"E

OS Eastings: 575041

OS Northings: 130646

OS Grid: TQ750306

Mapcode National: GBR PTX.06K

Mapcode Global: FRA C6XB.YVJ

Entry Name: Barnfield Farmhouse

Listing Date: 22 June 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1084617

English Heritage Legacy ID: 169702

Location: Hawkhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN18

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Hawkhurst

Built-Up Area: Hawkhurst

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

HAWKHURST HIGH STREET
TQ 7430-7530 (south side)

16/352
Barnfield Farmhouse

GV II
House. C16 or earlier, altered C16 to C18 and extended late C19. Timber framed
and weather-boarded, with tile-hung cross-wing, painted to front elevation. Red
brick and sandstone base. Plain tiled roofs. Possible hall house origin now
lobby entry plan, rebuilt and extended with cross wing C16/C17. Two storeys with
2-storey and garret cross-wing. Hipped main range with stacks to left and to
centre right; half-hipped cross-wing. Wooden casement on each floor of cross-wing and irregular ranges of wooden casements to main block. Boarded door to centre with flat hood on brackets. Three half-hipped wings projecting at rear, with wooden casements. Many casements retain C18 leaded crown glass lights. C19 red brick dairy attached to rear left. Interior: fully framed interior of several periods.
End right appears to be 2 bay C16 cross-wing with 1 bay of main range,
the central section of the main range rebuilt and spliced into the frame of this
end section. Cross-wing at left separately framed. Renewed clasped purlin roofs
throughout (C17 probably). Inglenooks with sandstone blocks at base, chamfered
wooden chimney bressummers and coving. Brick floors to ground floor, 14" oak
boards to upper floor. Great and Little Barnfield Hundreds take their names form
this site.


Listing NGR: TQ7504130646

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