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Soakham Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Boughton Aluph, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2014 / 51°12'4"N

Longitude: 0.9161 / 0°54'57"E

OS Eastings: 603814

OS Northings: 148725

OS Grid: TR038487

Mapcode National: GBR SXH.QD7

Mapcode Global: VHKKG.T2NC

Entry Name: Soakham Farmhouse

Listing Date: 9 September 1993

Last Amended: 21 February 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1222200

English Heritage Legacy ID: 414300

Location: Boughton Aluph, Ashford, Kent, TN25

County: Kent

District: Ashford

Civil Parish: Boughton Aluph

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 15/01/2013

TR 04 NW


Soakham Farmhouse

(Formerly listed under WYE, WHITE HILL, BOUGHTON CORNER)


House. Probable late C15 and early C16 open hall house of 2 bays with storeyed end bay
converted to lobby entrance plan by the insertion of C17 brick chimney stack and refronted
in C18. Timber framed, the framing visible to north east with plastered infill but red brick in
Flemish bond to south west, English bond brickwork to south east and C18 pentice in Sussex
bond brickwork to north west. Steeply pitched tiled roof with off central brick chimney stack.
2 storeys. 3 windows. C19 triple casements with cambered heads to ground floor on front and
central doorcase with cambered hood. Plinth. North east front has ground floor of Flemish
bond brickwork and 1st floor with exposed frame with curved brace visible and wattle and daub
infill. Mainly C19 casements, but 2 C17 wood mullioned casements to right hand side. Interior
retains roll-moulded dais beam. Right side room has C17 open fireplace with chamfered
wooden bressumer and C19 iron range. Left side room has open fireplace with bressummer
with run out stops, C17 spine beam with lambs tongue stop and chamfered floor joists. 2 C18
winder staircases. 1st floor has exposed frame with jowled corner posts, arched braces, fine
octagonal crown post with moulded top, 4 head braces and collar braces. Sooted rafters in
centre of roof. Service end has old floorboards. Some internal lath and plaster walls. Some C18
plank doors.

Listing NGR: TR0381448725

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

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