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Latitude: 51.2561 / 51°15'21"N
Longitude: 0.6907 / 0°41'26"E
OS Eastings: 587850
OS Northings: 154210
OS Grid: TQ878542
Mapcode National: GBR QSZ.1G6
Mapcode Global: VHJMH.XPHF
Entry Name: Harrietsham Manor
Listing Date: 14 December 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1086156
English Heritage Legacy ID: 173788
Location: Harrietsham, Maidstone, Kent, ME17
Civil Parish: Harrietsham
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
HARRIETSHAM STEDE HILL
TQ 85 SE (west side)
4/55 Harrietsham Manor
House: 1st half C15, with late C16 alterations and extension of
1903. Timber-framed with plaster infilling. Ground floor red brick
with occasional grey headers in Flemish bond. Plain tile roof.
Wealden, with open hall of 2 unequal bays and storeyed bay to either
end. 2 storeys. Right and left end bays jettied. Jetties
returned round side elevations. Longer left bay of hall has late
C16 jetty at slightly higher level. Right bay of hall subdivided
by substantial post into hall and cross-passage. Central post of
hall appears to have solid Integral bracket carrying possibly integral
first floor post with top tenoned to flying wall-plate. Solid
brackets to flying wall-plate from right of central post and right
end bay and peg-holes for similar arrangement to left bay. Close
studded. Hipped roof. Central brick ridge stack. 2 early C20
hipped dormers. Irregular fenestration of 4 leaded casements of
five, three and two lights. Doorway to right end of hall with durns
under solid cambered lintel. C20 ribbed door with cambered leaded
light over. Extension of 1903 to right. Interior: rear door
durns, 2 service door-heads and jambs, moulded screens beam,
moulded and brattished dais beam, moulded central truss post.
Moulded late C16 inserted floor beams and C16 hall fireplace of
chalk with 4-centred arched head and moulded wood mantel-piece
Fielded panelling in hall said to be C18 pew-backs. Crown-post
roof. Interior only partly inspected.
Listing NGR: TQ8785054210
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