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Hoad Farm

A Grade II* Listed Building in Acrise, Kent

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Latitude: 51.1445 / 51°8'40"N

Longitude: 1.1602 / 1°9'36"E

OS Eastings: 621136

OS Northings: 143106

OS Grid: TR211431

Mapcode National: GBR W18.05D

Mapcode Global: VHLH8.2H5H

Plus Code: 9F3345V6+Q3

Entry Name: Hoad Farm

Listing Date: 27 August 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1251021

English Heritage Legacy ID: 433555

Location: Acrise, Folkestone and Hythe, Kent, CT18

County: Kent

Civil Parish: Acrise

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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5/8 Hoad Farm

II *

Partly in Swingfield civil parish. Farmhouse. C13 or early C14, with C17,
C18 and C19 alterations. Flint, with stone quoins and dressings. C18 and
C19 brick dressings to front elevation. Left gable end rebuilt in C20 in
banded flint and brick. Plain tile roof. Open hall, probably of two bays,
with storeyed end bay to left, and probably also to right. Further,
probably contemporary, section to left, approximately half the width, its
rear wall continuous with that of main range, and with the principal room
or rooms on the first floor. 2 storeys. No visible plinth. Roof of left
section hipped to left with similar-height eaves, but lower ridge than main
range. Steeply-pitched hipped roof with gablets to main range. Multiflue
brick ridge stack towards left end of main range and smaller ridge stack
towards right end. Irregular fenestration of 6 windows; one broad, plain-
chamfered pointed lancet towards centre of left section, two sashes towards
left end of main range (one two-pane with margin lights, one four-pane),
one sash with margin lights towards centre, and another to right end, and
one two-light casement under right stack. Small chamfered rectangular
stone ground-floor (or undercroft) window under lancet. Boarded door with
segmental head to left end of main range. Door with two sunk panels behind
red brick porch with tile-hung gable and plain tile roof under right stack.
Lean-to with tile-hung gable to front part of left gable end of main range,
partly obscuring left section. Single-storey C19 banded flint and brick
outbuilding with gabled plain tile roof, running forwards from lean-to.
Rear elevation: central first-floor lancet, and small plain-chamfered
rectangular ground-floor light to left section, opposite those in front
elevation. Another, blocked/rectangular ground-floor light towards left
gable end. Partly blocked first-floor window with plain-chamfered jamb and
segmental head towards left (west) end of main range. Short central flint-
and-brick lean-to covering a low, pointed-arched plain-chamfered doorway
virtually under (later) stack, and a taller pointed-arched doorway a few
feet to right of it, rebated for door to outer side, plain-chamfered to
inner side (access to a non-extant stair turret?). Just beyond lean-to to
right (east), a tall partly blocked trefoil-headed hall window breaking
storeys. To right of that, a tall, blocked, pointed-arched doorway under stack,
probably to cross-passage, and containing within it a rectangular C17
chamfered brick window. C20 two-light casement to each floor towards right
end. Interior: stone corbels for floor within left section, which measures
approximately 9' by 21' internally. Pointed-arched first-floor stone
doorway, chamfered to right side, towards rear of wall between left section
and main range. Left stack has brick fireplace with cambered bressumer to
ground floor on left side, with post to front corner. First-floor fireplace
above, bolection-moulded, with moulded mantelshelf and panelled overmantel
izith raised moulded surround. Brick fireplace in English bond to right side
of right stack, with possibly re-used chamfered stone jambs, with concealed
wallpainting above it reading IB . Chamfered cross and axial beams to
16 97
room between stacks. Panelled doors. Roof not inspected.

Listing NGR: TR2246042965

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