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Kingsnorth Manor Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ulcombe, Kent

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Latitude: 51.1971 / 51°11'49"N

Longitude: 0.6443 / 0°38'39"E

OS Eastings: 584851

OS Northings: 147536

OS Grid: TQ848475

Mapcode National: GBR QTH.V0L

Mapcode Global: VHJMW.35ZM

Plus Code: 9F325JWV+VP

Entry Name: Kingsnorth Manor Farmhouse

Listing Date: 26 April 1968

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1344290

English Heritage Legacy ID: 174200

Location: Ulcombe, Maidstone, Kent, ME17

County: Kent

Civil Parish: Ulcombe

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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TQ 84 NW
(south side)
5/180 Kingsnorth Manor

Farmhouse. Late, C16 with early C17 addition. Timber framed,
left range rendered, right wing with exposed close-studding and
plaster infilling. Plain tile roof. 2 storeys and attics on
stone plinth, with cellar under wing. Right cross-wing projects
forwards; jettied to first floor and attic on moulded bressumers
with shaped brackets. Plain bargeboards to gable. Roof of
left range half-hipped to left and abuts cross-wing to right.
Multiple brick ridge stack with fillets, in front slope of roof
off-centre to left of left range. Slender stack to right side
of wing. Irregular fenestration of 3 windows; one 3-light
casement to left of stack, and one 4-light to right. Cross-wing
has 10-light ovolo-moulded mullioned and transomed oriel window
to first floor, on shaped brackets, with moulded cill and cornice,
and single side lights. Internal evidence for frieze windows
to each side. Ground floor of wing has 4-light leaded casement
with evidence for 3-light frieze window each side. 3-light attic
casement. Ribbed door under late C19/early C20 open wooden porch
to right end of left range. Interior: Exposed timbers. Moulded
beams. Stairs with octagonal newel-post from ground floor to
attic. Aligned butt purlin roof with windbraces to wing. Clasped
purlin roof with diminishing principal rafters and windbraces to
left range. [Illustrated in K. Gravett, Timber and Brick Buildings
in Kent, 1971].

Listing NGR: TQ8485147535

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