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Latitude: 51.2551 / 51°15'18"N
Longitude: 0.5102 / 0°30'36"E
OS Eastings: 575260
OS Northings: 153654
OS Grid: TQ752536
Mapcode National: GBR PRD.9SF
Mapcode Global: VHJMD.SQL6
Entry Name: Abbey Gate Farmhouse
Listing Date: 30 July 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1086289
English Heritage Legacy ID: 173489
Location: Tovil, Maidstone, Kent, ME15
Civil Parish: Tovil
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
Abbey Gate Farmhouse
TQ 75 SE 11/167 30.7.5l.
A Cl5 to C16 wealden hall-house with the ground floor almost wholly plastered
but£the timber-framing with curved braces exposed on the 1st floor. 2 storeys
and attics. Hipped tiled roof. 2 tiny hipped dormers. 4 casement windows,
some with small square leaded panes. The rear elevation has 3 original wooden
mullioned windows. The interior contains a crown post roof and screens passages
with 2 original openings to Pantry and Buttery. Fine late C16 wooden fireplace
with shields in spandrels and massive stone chimneystack rising through the
house. The solar end has arches with Renaissance reeded pilasters.
Listing NGR: TQ7617455579
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