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Trench Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Hildenborough, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2237 / 51°13'25"N

Longitude: 0.2575 / 0°15'26"E

OS Eastings: 557734

OS Northings: 149590

OS Grid: TQ577495

Mapcode National: GBR MNS.CWJ

Mapcode Global: VHHQ0.DHZR

Plus Code: 9F3267F4+FX

Entry Name: Trench Farmhouse

Listing Date: 19 February 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1363163

English Heritage Legacy ID: 179550

Location: Hildenborough, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, TN11

County: Kent

Civil Parish: Hildenborough

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Hildenborough St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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TQ 54 NE
5/113 Trench Farmhouse

Farmhouse. Probably late 1830s/early 1840s; said to be shown on the tithe map
(information from the owner), although some of the external detail looks
later. Ground floor brick, first floor tile-hung including bands of scalloped
tiles and diapering; peg-tile roof with C19 crested ridge tiles; brick stacks.

Plan: East-facing, overlooking Coldharbour Lane. Double depth plan under a
2-span roof; entrance to right of centre, facing the stair.

Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 4-bay east elevation. Gable-ended roof;
decorative brick band below tile-hanging. The bay from the left is broken
forward and gabled to the front with deep verges and pierced curly
bargeboards. Porch alongside to the right with a lean-to roof carried across
the C20 front door as a pentice, ground floor bay to the right with a hipped
roof. Striking 1-, 2- and 3-light casement windows, 2 panes per light, each
pane subdivided into 4 by diagonal glazing bars. The first floor window in
the projecting bay is set in a vertical panel with rectangles of roughcast
with incised diagonal decoration.. First floor window left is a gabled dormer
with matching bargeboards and a matching vertical panel of rendered
decoration. Matching bargeboards to the gable ends of the main roof. The
left return and rear elevation have round headed brick openings on the ground

Interior: Not inspected.

A roadside house with some unusual external detail.

Listing NGR: TQ5773449590

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