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Barn Approximately 30 Metres North of Nos 1 and 2 Brook Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Capel, Kent

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Latitude: 51.1865 / 51°11'11"N

Longitude: 0.2932 / 0°17'35"E

OS Eastings: 560356

OS Northings: 145533

OS Grid: TQ603455

Mapcode National: GBR MP7.GYD

Mapcode Global: VHHQ7.1FBR

Entry Name: Barn Approximately 30 Metres North of Nos 1 and 2 Brook Cottages

Listing Date: 24 August 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1261774

English Heritage Legacy ID: 436722

Location: Capel, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN11

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Capel

Built-Up Area: Tonbridge

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Tudeley cum Capel with Five Oak Green

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text


1/298 Barn approx 30m north of Nos 1
and 2 Brook Farm Cottages


Threshing barn. Mid C19. Timber-framed and clad with weatherboards on brick
footings; peg-tile roof.

Plan: Threshing barn faces south. 3-bays with central opposing doorways onto
the threshing floor. Integral outshots across the rear and returning round
the left (west) end.

Exterior: Front has central full height double doorways still containing
original plank doors. Smaller doorways each side. To rear lower doorway from
the outshot there. Roof is half-hipped both ends.

Interior: Is very well-preserved. 3 bays. The framing has staggered rails
and large curving braces. From the posts either side of the main doorways
there are large raking struts down the sides of the threshing floor. The left
(western) rear bay is filled with a series of slender struts with narrow waney
planks nailed across the front to create a kind of grille. Roof of tie-beam
trusses with clasped side purlins.

Listing NGR: TQ6179545584

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

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