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Monument details

HER Number:TQ 77 NE 1120
Type of record:Farmstead
Name:Childs Farm, Cooling Parish


A regular T-plan courtyard farmstead.

Grid Reference:TQ 7641 7610
Map Sheet:TQ77NE

Monument Types

  • FARMSTEAD (Post Medieval to Modern - 1800 AD to 2050 AD)

Full description

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Type: Regular courtyard T-plan with detached elements
Farmhouse: Farmhouse detached in central position
Position: Isolated position
Survivial: Altered - partial loss of original form (less than 50%)

This feature is recorded in the English Heritage Historic Area Assessment for Cooling Parish. The report states: "Child's Farm to the west of the village has a pair of dwellings Child's Farm Cottages that date from the mid 19th century. Its outbuildings underwent residential conversion in the late 20th century." (3)

<1> Forum Heritage Services, 2012, Kent Farmsteads & Landscape Project (Unpublished document). SKE18075.

<2> English Heritage, 2009, Historic Farmsteads: A Manual for Mapping (Unpublished document). SKE18076.

<3> historic england, 2014, Hoo Peninsula Outline Historic Area Assessment: Cooling Parish. Research Report 51-2014. (Bibliographic reference). SKE31592.

Sources and further reading

Cross-ref. Source description
<1>Unpublished document: Forum Heritage Services. 2012. Kent Farmsteads & Landscape Project.
<2>Unpublished document: English Heritage. 2009. Historic Farmsteads: A Manual for Mapping.
<3>Bibliographic reference: historic england. 2014. Hoo Peninsula Outline Historic Area Assessment: Cooling Parish. Research Report 51-2014..