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The Old Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Riverhead, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.284 / 51°17'2"N

Longitude: 0.168 / 0°10'4"E

OS Eastings: 551291

OS Northings: 156104

OS Grid: TQ512561

Mapcode National: GBR S9.YWZ

Mapcode Global: VHHPK.VZPK

Entry Name: The Old Farmhouse

Listing Date: 10 September 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1243291

English Heritage Legacy ID: 446978

Location: Riverhead, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13

County: Kent

District: Sevenoaks

Civil Parish: Riverhead

Built-Up Area: Sevenoaks

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Riverhead St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

1.
5280 RIVERHEAD RIVERHEAD
Chipstead Lane
(South Side)

The Old Farmhouse
TQ 5156 25/963 lO.9.54.

II GV


2.
Early C18 front, of 2 storeys, 3 windows, on C17 timber framed range built parallel
to andĀ£against early C15 hall house. Red brick with parapet concealing high
pitched tiled roofs, U-shaped to rear, with central part sweeping down to ground
floor eaves level. C17 and later rear extensions. 3 gabled dormers face west.
Front windows sashes with glazing bars in exposed frames under segmental brick
arches. Centre panelled door in moulded architrave under flat hood on carved
brackets. Inside front section 2 early C18 panelled rooms and delicate staircase
of a little earlier. In old part parts of collar purlin and crown post, shorn
of one brace, can be seen; also one end of main truss with heavy arched tie
beam end and huge arch brace, chamfered in two places.

The Old Cottage, the Old Farm House, and the stable building form a group.


Listing NGR: TQ5129156104

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

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