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The Old Hall and Wall Enclosing Garden to East

A Grade II Listed Building in Barming, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2644 / 51°15'51"N

Longitude: 0.4668 / 0°28'0"E

OS Eastings: 572197

OS Northings: 154580

OS Grid: TQ721545

Mapcode National: GBR PR4.QTQ

Mapcode Global: VHJMD.1HM2

Entry Name: The Old Hall and Wall Enclosing Garden to East

Listing Date: 26 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1249404

English Heritage Legacy ID: 174443

Location: Barming, Maidstone, Kent, ME16

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Civil Parish: Barming

Built-Up Area: Maidstone

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Barming St Margaret of Antioch

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

(North Side)
2/18 The Old Hall, and
wall enclosing
garden to east

House, once vicarage, formerly farmhouse, now house. Late C16 or early C17,
with additions and alterations of C17, C18, early C19 and C20. Timber
framed, clad with roughly-coursed ragstone rubble with red brick quoins.
Part of east elevation, to north of stack, chequered red and grey brick.
Plain tile roof. 3 timber-framed bays and stack bay; west end bay of the
three since truncated. Mid C17 wing of one timber-framed bay and stack bay,
running south from east end bay of main range. C18 facade to east gable end
of main range, continuing into C18 addition, since largely destroyed, to
north of east end bay. 2 storeys, attic and cellar on stone plinth.
East elevation: chamfered brick plat band under and to right (north) of
stack, continuing to north along C18 addition, of which only the east ground
floor wall survives. Roof gabled to south end, hipped with gablet to north
end, hip returning to west along main range. Roof of main range half-hipped
to west. Filleted multiple brick stack in east slope of roof towards centre,
to junction of main range and mid-C17 wing. Ridge stack towards west end of
main range. Hipped dormer. Irregular fenestration of five windows; one
early C20 three-light latticed casement with segmental head to C17 wing, and
even fenestration to brick section of 3 blocked sashes, including one under
stack, and one 12-light sash. Three 12-pane sashes to ground floor of this
section, all, as first floor, with beaded brick architraves and splayed
rubbed brick voussoirs. Two blind windows to surviving wall to north. Half-
glazed door under stack. Narrow early C20 stone addition to south side of
main range.
Interior: jowled principal posts. Chamfered beams. Chamfered stone fire-
places. Clasped purlin roof to main range, with diminishing principal rafters,
windbraces, and curved queen-struts to rafters. Aligned butt purlin roof to
C17 wing. North-east addition said to have been destroyed by fire in 1820.
Formerly known as Hall Farm Place. Garden wall: C18. Chequered red and
grey brick on stone plinth. About 10' high. Runs east for about 160' from
north-east end of house, returning south to enclose garden.

Listing NGR: TQ7219754580

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

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