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Monument Number 864008

Hob Uid: 864008
Location :
Kent
Ashford
Charing
Grid Ref : TQ9543049420
Summary : The present day barn at Palace Farm dates from the 14th century and was originally the Great Hall of the former manor house of the Archbishops of Canterbury. Standing to the east of the courtyard, it was probably built by John Stratford, Archbishop from 1333-1348,and whose favourite residence is said to have been Charing. The building consists of two parallel ranges and an L-shaped projection to the south-west. It is constructed from stone rubble and flints with long and short ashar quoins and a hipped tiled roof with a pentice to the south. There are waggon entrance in the centre of the east and west fronts whilst the south-west projection has a pointed stone archway and a stone window over it consisting of a single light with a 4-centred head. Scheduled.
More information : (TQ95514942) Barn [NAT] (1)

Barn to south-east of Palace Farmhouse. 14th century. The Barn comprises the east side of the courtyard including the Great Hall of the former manor house of the Archbishops of Canterbury. Probably built by John Statford Archbishop from 1333-1348 and whose favourite residence is said to have been Charing (Listed Grade I) [Full archaeological description] (2)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 1: 2500
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Source Number : 2
Source : List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest
Source details : Ashford, 10-OCT-1980
Page(s) : 64
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Vol(s) : 1155

Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Built 1333-48
Monument End Date : 1348
Monument Start Date : 1333
Monument Type : Great Hall
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Post Medieval
Monument End Date : 1901
Monument Start Date : 1540
Monument Type : Barn
Evidence : Extant Building

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 23437
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Listed Building List Entry Legacy Uid
External Cross Reference Number : 180770
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : TQ 94 NE 31
External Cross Reference Notes :

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Relationship type : General association
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Relationship type : General association

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