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Barn Adjoining Cattle Shed Immediately North of Kings Hill Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Minster-on-Sea, Kent

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Latitude: 51.3778 / 51°22'40"N

Longitude: 0.7842 / 0°47'3"E

OS Eastings: 593862

OS Northings: 167985

OS Grid: TQ938679

Mapcode National: GBR RSW.F48

Mapcode Global: VHKJF.JMYM

Plus Code: 9F329QHM+4M

Entry Name: Barn Adjoining Cattle Shed Immediately North of Kings Hill Farmhouse

Listing Date: 23 February 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1243080

English Heritage Legacy ID: 446560

Location: Minster-on-Sea, Swale, Kent, ME12

County: Kent

Civil Parish: Minster-on-Sea

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

The following buildings shall be added to the list:

TQ 96 NW
Elmley Marshes
Barn and adjoining cattle
shed immediately north of
Kings Hill Farmhouse


Barn and adjoining cattle shed. Circa late C18. Softwood timber frame reclad in
new weather-boards, on low plinth of stone rubble topped in English bond brick.
Slate half-hipped roof with black glazed ridge tiles. Plan: 5-bay aisled barn with
opposed entrances to threshing floor in wider central bay. Adjoining at right
angles on south east corner is a single storey 11-bay cattle shed. Exterior: At
centre of both north and south sides the wagon entrances have hipped midstrey
canopies supported on straight braces; the south entrance is blocked and has small
doorways to its left and right. Adjoining at right angles to the right (south east)
of south front a long open-fronted 11-bay cattle shed with chamfered wooden posts
on stone bases and short curved braces to the arcade plates, slate roof with gable
end boarded in and back wall of stone rubble and some flint, the top courses in
Flemish bond brick. Interior: vertically studded walls with midrails and straight
braces. Aisle-posts and arcade posts have jowled heads with hollow chamfers.
Straight braces from the arcade posts to the arcade plates and tie-beams; queen
posts and collars above with diagonally set clasped purlins. There are also inter-
mediate collars. The principal and common rafters are all intact and there is no
ridge-piece or ridgeboard. Above the aisle ties there are diagonal struts. The
cattle shed has C19 machine-sawn tie-beam trusses with queen struts and a boarded

Listing NGR: TQ9386267985

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

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