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Grove Farm House

A Grade II Listed Building in Maidstone, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2187 / 51°13'7"N

Longitude: 0.4544 / 0°27'15"E

OS Eastings: 571502

OS Northings: 149472

OS Grid: TQ715494

Mapcode National: GBR PRQ.FQQ

Mapcode Global: VHJMK.TMLM

Plus Code: 9F326F93+FQ

Entry Name: Grove Farm House

Listing Date: 23 May 1967

Last Amended: 23 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1249827

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432042

Location: Hunton, Maidstone, Kent, ME15

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Civil Parish: Hunton

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Hunton St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

GROVE LANE
TQ 74 NW HUNTON
(South Side)
4/80 Grove Farm House
23.5.67
GV II

Farmhouse. Early C17, with C19 rear additions. Timber-framed with
plaster infilling. Plain tile roof. 2 timber-framed bays and central
stack bay. 2 storeys and garret on chequered red and grey brick plinth.
Close-studded, with facade irregularly divided by principal posts.
Square panelling of 2 unequal panels per storey. Decorative diamond
studding to right gable end. Eaves of right gable end jettied on ovolo-
moulded bressumer, with carved brackets under wall-plate ends. Similar,
shallower, jetty to left. Red and grey brick stack in front slope of
roof towards centre, with 4 diagonally-set flues with corniced tops.
Irregular fenestration of 2 windows; one 3-light leaded casement towards
left end and rectangular leaded light under stack. Evidence for oriel
windows to centre of first floor of each outer bay. C19 two-storey
canted bay to centre of right gable end, flanked on both floors by
3-light ovolo-moulded mullion windows. C19 brick rear wings, possibly
replacing an earlier structure. Panelled door with rectangular fanlight
in reeded architrave with paterae, within brick porch, to junction of
main range and right rear wing. Interior: only partly inspected.
Ceiling of right ground-floor room divided into 9 panels by moulded
cross and axial beams with panelled soffits, and edged with cornice beams.
Jowled principal posts. Clasped purlin roof, with diminishing principal
rafters, windbraces and queen-struts to collars.


Listing NGR: TQ7150249472

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

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