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Latitude: 51.1799 / 51°10'47"N
Longitude: 0.5524 / 0°33'8"E
OS Eastings: 578498
OS Northings: 145389
OS Grid: TQ784453
Mapcode National: GBR PS7.VYF
Mapcode Global: VHJMT.JLDW
Plus Code: 9F325HH2+WX
Entry Name: Barn About 70 Metres West of Sweetlands Farmhouse
Listing Date: 25 March 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1344372
English Heritage Legacy ID: 174547
Location: Staplehurst, Maidstone, Kent, TN12
Civil Parish: Staplehurst
Built-Up Area: Knowles Hill
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
Tagged with: Barn
STAPLEHURST COUCHMAN GREEN
TQ 74 NE LANE
2/81 Barn about 70
metres west of
Barn. C16 or earlier. Timber framed, weatherboarded, with plain
tile roof. 4 timber-framed bays, built at right-angles to road.
Left (south-west) end bay partitioned from rest, probably originally,
and floored. Hipped roof. Single door to left end. Full-height
double doors to third bay from left. C17 or C18 porch to (present)
rear of same bay, with boarded sides, hipped plain tile roof and
full-height double doors. Later rear lean-to, flush with porch.
Interior: shouldered gunstock-jowled principal posts. Cambered tie-
beams, those flanking midstrey with ogee arch braces. Plain crown-
posts with head braces and an irregular provision of foot braces.
First truss from left end has pegged cross-beam between principal
posts, with central stud and arch braces pegged between it and tie-
beam and with evidence for infilling. Further pegged stud towards
rear, rebated to floored side for doorway between it and rear
principal post. Cross-beam morticed for closely-spaced joists of
relatively large scantling to left side. Arch-bracing to walls
throughout. Part of one wall retains plastered stave, straw and
lath infilling above midrail. Evidence for narrower rear doorway
which pre-dated porch. Sweetlands Farmhouse not listed.
Listing NGR: TQ7849845389
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