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Barn About 30 Metres North West of Great Cheveney House

A Grade II Listed Building in Marden, Kent

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Latitude: 51.1534 / 51°9'12"N

Longitude: 0.4804 / 0°28'49"E

OS Eastings: 573563

OS Northings: 142279

OS Grid: TQ735422

Mapcode National: GBR PSJ.N8Z

Mapcode Global: VHJMZ.88TM

Entry Name: Barn About 30 Metres North West of Great Cheveney House

Listing Date: 23 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1344418

English Heritage Legacy ID: 174708

Location: Marden, Maidstone, Kent, TN12

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Civil Parish: Marden

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

(west side)

3/51 Barn about 30
metres north-west
of Great Cheveney


Barn. Early C16 or earlier, with mid C17 and C19 additions. Timber
framed with mid C17 red and grey brick infilling to front (south)
elevation of C16 and C17 sections. Most of right return
weatherboarded. C19 addition red and grey brick in Flemish bond to
ground floor, weatherboarded above. Plain tile roof. C16 barn of four
timber-framed bays, with one bay added to left (west) in mid C17,
three bays added to rear to right at similar date, and two further
bays added to left in C19. C19 addition 2 storeys, on brick plinth.
Stone plinth to rest. Brick infilling divided by studs and lacing
pieces into broad irregular rectangular panels. Herringbone eaves
course. Large initial "G" worked into brick, probably for George
Maplesden, d.1688. Roof gabled to left, hipped to right, hip
returning to rear with lower ridge. Loading hatch to first floor and
broad boarded door to ground floor of C19 addition. Virtually full-
height boarded door to third timber-framed bay from right. C19 porch
to rear. Interior: C16 section has gunstock-jowled posts with short
arch braces to tie-beams, plain crown-posts with head and foot
braces, and lapped collars. C17 single bay has shaped jowls, and
clasped purlin roof with two windbraces. Tension braces to former
gable. Cut jowls, and clasped purlin roof with straight windbraces to
rear "wing". Stave, lath and daub infilling above midrail to part of
rear wall.

Listing NGR: TQ7356342278

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