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School House Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Horsmonden, Kent

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Latitude: 51.1457 / 51°8'44"N

Longitude: 0.4605 / 0°27'37"E

OS Eastings: 572199

OS Northings: 141375

OS Grid: TQ721413

Mapcode National: GBR PSP.374

Mapcode Global: VHJMY.XGSJ

Entry Name: School House Farmhouse

Listing Date: 10 October 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1338785

English Heritage Legacy ID: 169933

Location: Horsmonden, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN12

County: Kent

Civil Parish: Horsmonden

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Horsmonden St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

TQ 74 SW
(east side)
School House Farmhouse

House. Circa 1500, altered C17. Timber framed, clad with painted brick on ground
floor and rendered with applied timber studding on first floor. Weather boarded left
return; right return tile hung with sandstone base. Plain tiled roof. Wealden hall
house plan in origin. Two storeys, basement and attic on plinth with half-hipped
roof and stacks to end right and clustered to centre left. Gabled dormer to right.
Four wooden casements on each floor. Original entry to centre left, now by glazed
door in left return in gabled timber porch dated 1946; basement openings to left
return elevation. Catslide outshot and late C20 dormers and alterations to rear.
Interior: the roof rebuilt C17 to staggered purlin pattern re-using old timbers,
some soot blackened. The two end bays with transverse cambered tie beams with
mortices for crown posts. Full frame visible with arched braces and with roll and
hollow chamfered spine beams. Red brick and stone stack (C17) and stone lined
cellar, part rebuilt with red brick.

Listing NGR: TQ7219941375

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

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