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Mount Castle Farm Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Lenham, Kent

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Latitude: 51.221 / 51°13'15"N

Longitude: 0.7324 / 0°43'56"E

OS Eastings: 590902

OS Northings: 150418

OS Grid: TQ909504

Mapcode National: GBR RVR.612

Mapcode Global: VHKK5.NK1T

Plus Code: 9F326PCJ+CW

Entry Name: Mount Castle Farm Cottage

Listing Date: 14 December 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1116450

English Heritage Legacy ID: 173924

Location: Lenham, Maidstone, Kent, ME17

County: Kent

Civil Parish: Lenham

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Mount Castle Farm Cottage
House. Late C15 with C16, C17 and C19 alterations. Timber framed. Front elevation, part of first floor, part of rear and left gable clad or rebuilt in galleted ragstone with dressings of thin red bricks. Exposed studding to first floor with C19 red brick infilling. Left gable end part red brick in Flemish bond, gable with occasional grey headers. Plain tile roof to bays of open hall, with storeyed bay to right end. Left end truncated.

Two storeys, with broadly-spaced studding. Roof hipped to right. C19 red and grey brick stack in left gable end. One two-light C19 casement on ground floor to left of door. Boarded door with segmental head up three steps towards centre. Datestone TB/1646 in left gable end, probably reset.

Interior: Moulded dais beam with mortice for spear. Moulded crown-post on cambered tie-beam with mortices for large braces. C17 inserted floor. Inserted stud and plaster partition above central tie-beam of open hall, smoke blackened one side; remains of a smoke bay, probably C16 or early C17. Exposed beams and posts.

Listing NGR: TQ9090250418

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