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A Grade II Listed Building in Elham, Kent

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Latitude: 51.18 / 51°10'48"N

Longitude: 1.0972 / 1°5'50"E

OS Eastings: 616569

OS Northings: 146868

OS Grid: TR165468

Mapcode National: GBR TZ8.VM2

Mapcode Global: VHLH0.YLXR

Plus Code: 9F3353JW+2V

Entry Name: Wildage

Listing Date: 17 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1241302

English Heritage Legacy ID: 440309

Location: Elham, Folkestone and Hythe, Kent, CT4

County: Kent

Civil Parish: Elham

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Farmhouse. Mid C16, with C17 and C18 alterations, restored in1950's.
Timber framed. Ground floor rendered, first floor tile-hung. Plain
tile roof. 4 timber-framed bays; open hall of one timber-framed bay,
with short smoke bay to left, and storeyed end bays. Short C18 or
later addition to right. 2 storeys, on high knapped flint plinth.
Hipped roof. Multiple brick ridge stack towards left end. Irregular
fenestration of 3 leaded casements; one two-light towards each end, and
one three-light to right of stack. Half-glazed door with bracketed
plain tile canopy under stack, and half-glazed door towards right end.
Lean-to to each end. Two-storey 1950's rear wing to left, in same
materials as main range. Interior: replaced axial joists to left end
bay. Unchamfered C16 axial joists to right end bay. Broadly-spaced
studding with plaster infilling and arch-braced tie-beam, to right end-
of-hall partition on first floor. Evidence for continuation of
partition between tie-beam and collar. Mortices for partition below & above
left end-of-hall tie beam; wattle-and-daub partition, sooted on left side,
remains above collar. Evidence for similar partition below tie-beam
only, to left end of smoke bay. Clasped-purlin roof with
diminishing principal rafters; left end bay and smoke bay sooted, open
hall and right end bay not. Mortices and shutter grooves for diamond
mullion windows; one three-light to front of smoke bay (in place of
C17 or later doorway), and one four-light to former right gable end on
ground floor, one four-light to left gable end and one eight-light
to rear of open hall on first floor. Chamfered axial beam and joists
to inserted hall floor (joists smaller scantling than right end bay).
Brick fireplace with wooden bressumer, probably C17, to right side of
stack. Blocked fireplace to left. Two small brick fireplaces with
chamfered bressumers to first floor. Shaped and slightly enriched C17
bracket to left end of first floor. Later joists to short right
addition. Evidence for later stairs behind stack. Co-eval combination
of open hall, smoke bay and clasped-purlin roof relatively unusual in
this area.

Listing NGR: TR1656946868

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