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The Thatched Barn, Farthingloe

The Thatched Barn at Farthingloe in Kent is a five bay, timber-framed, aisled Kent barn. It has the initials HH and the date 1733 carved into one of the tie beams, but this is most likely the date of one of many restorations of what is probably a fifteenth or early sixteenth century barn.

The barn is built on a slope with a brick and flint plinth supporting the frame. This stands about three feet high on the entrance side but is considerably higher on the downslope side providing an animal byre underneath the barn.