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Steppes Hill Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Stockbury, Kent

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Latitude: 51.3191 / 51°19'8"N

Longitude: 0.6297 / 0°37'47"E

OS Eastings: 583346

OS Northings: 161055

OS Grid: TQ833610

Mapcode National: GBR QS3.B08

Mapcode Global: VHJM8.V3SN

Entry Name: Steppes Hill Farmhouse

Listing Date: 20 July 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1336259

English Heritage Legacy ID: 173684

Location: Stockbury, Maidstone, Kent, ME9

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Civil Parish: Stockbury

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

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2/175 Steppes Hill Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Early C17 and earlier with C18 additions, restored
in C20. Timber-framed, ground floor pebble-dashed, first
floor with applied studding, right gable end tile-hung. Lobby
entry plan of 3 timber-framed bays and stack bay. Rear stair
turret. 2 storeys on brick plinth with continuous jetty which
continues round left gable end. Applied close-studding with
arch braces. Roof hipped to left, half-hipped to right. Multiple
stack in front slope of roof off-centre to left, and projecting
brick stack to right. Panelled door beneath stack with simple
canopy over. Timber-framed stair turret behind stack, clad
in brick. Rear wing to left: C17 or earlier core. Timber-framed
with plain tile roof, brick-cladd in C18 with plat band. Roof
half-hipped to junction with front range. Much lower C18
extension to wing, timber-framed and clad in brick. Large
c20 rear extention to left. Interior: front range has clasped
purlin roof with reducing principal rafters, altered at both
ends. Left end bay of front range incorporates fragment of cross-
wing of earlier building. Rear wing has ovolo-moulded mullion
window with secondary diamond mullions. Exposed beams and
posts. Marked on O.S. map as Hill Farm.

Listing NGR: TQ8334661055

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