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Burgess Hill Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Capel, Kent

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Latitude: 51.1723 / 51°10'20"N

Longitude: 0.3015 / 0°18'5"E

OS Eastings: 560985

OS Northings: 143967

OS Grid: TQ609439

Mapcode National: GBR MPF.K08

Mapcode Global: VHHQ7.5SQP

Plus Code: 9F3258C2+WH

Entry Name: Burgess Hill Farmhouse

Listing Date: 14 October 1987

Last Amended: 24 August 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1262886

English Heritage Legacy ID: 433863

Location: Capel, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN11

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Capel

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


5/217 Burgess Hill Farmhouse (formerly
listed as Mayday Farm)

Farmhouse. Early C18, possibly C17 origins, extended in the C19, some C20
modernisation. Mostly Flemish bond red brick with decorative burnt headers,
north west end is timber-framed and clad with peg-tile; brick stack on
sandstone base, brick chimneyshaft; peg-tile roof.

Plan: 3-room plan house facing south west. It is set back a little from a
grass lane (now the drive) which was evidently the main road before it moved
further down the hill to where it now is. The main room is the right room and
it has a projecting gable end stack.

2 storeys with attics in the roofspace. Late C19 one-room extension on the
left (north east) end and C20 one-room plan extnesion rear right rising above
lean-to outshots across the back.

Exterior: Irregular 3-window front of C20 casements containing rectangular
panes of leaded glass. Front doorway is left of centre and contains a C20
plank door under a contemporary monopitch hood on curving brackets. Brick
flat band across the front at first floor level. Main roof is gable-ended and
contains 2 gabled dormers.

Interior: Not available for inspection at the time of this survey although
original carpentry detail was recorded in the previous list description dated
1987. Chamfered beams were reported, one with scroll-stops but the roof was
not described.

Listing NGR: TQ6098543967

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

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