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© Mr Gordon Richards

IoE Number: 173589
Location: PARSONAGE HOUSE, THE STREET (east side)
  BOXLEY, MAIDSTONE, KENT
Photographer: Mr Gordon Richards
Date Photographed: 14 May 2004
Date listed: 20 October 1952
Date of last amendment: 20 July 1984
Grade II*

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TQ 75 NEBOXLEYTHE STREET(east side)5/83Parsonage Farm20.10.52(formerly listed as Parsonage

TQ 75 NE BOXLEY THE STREET (east side) 5/83 Parsonage Farm 20.10.52 (formerly listed as Parsonage House) G.V. II* House. Early C14, with C15, C16 and C18 additions. South range ragstone, with left gable (east) rendered above tie-beam and right gable tile-hung above tie-beam. Plain tile roof. East range timber framed on galletted flint plinth, ground floor covered with C18 brick, first floor rendered. L-plan: south range at right- angles to street and east range runing north from it. Set back in own grounds. South range possibly not originally domestic. South end of east range aisled. North elevation of south range: 2 storeys. Left section early C14 with large projecting stone stack to rear. No windows (to front). 2-centred arched door on first floor at right end of section reached by external steps parallel to building. Door with shouldered head on ground floor in angle with east range. Right section C15. 2 first-floor windows; one 2-light Perpendicular window towards left end and one single oblong light with chamfered architrave towards right. Door with chamfered, arched head on ground floor between them. West elevation of east range: C14 or C15 with C16 and C18 additions and alterations. 2 storeys. Right of range roofed over whole span, left with 2 parallel roofs of unequal width and at lower pitch than that to right. Stack in rear slope of roof, off-centre to right. Irregular fenestration of 5 C19 and C20 leaded casements; one of 3 lights towards the left end, one of 2 lights not far to right of it, a central 2-storey C19 canted bay of 3 lights on each floor, one 2-light leaded casement to right of it and another of 3 lights at right end. Door forming lobby entry to right of canted bay. Doorcase of fluted Ionic pilasters truncated at base with ill-fitting triangular pediment above, all inserted in C20. Blocked C19 door to left of canted bay. Interior: South range has moulded crown-post, large first-floor fireplace with moulded cambered arch, and perpendicular 2-light first floor window in east gable. East range has some exposed beams and posts, moulded door-posts on first floor to west of stack and early C18 panelled corniced room with corner fireplace and windows with thick glazing bars, on ground floor to east of stack.

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