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Monument details

HER Number:TQ 77 NE 1118
Type of record:Farmstead
Name:Broomhey Farm (Broomy Farm), Cooling Parish


A regular courtyard farmstead with buildings to three sides of the yard incorporating a L-plan element, one of several 'dispersed upland farmsteads'.

Grid Reference:TQ 7678 7637
Map Sheet:TQ77NE

Monument Types

  • FARMSTEAD (Post Medieval to Modern - 1700 AD? to 2050 AD)

Full description

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Type: Regular courtyardL with working agricultural buildings on three sides and with additional detached elements to the main plan
Farmhouse: Farmhouse detached in central position
Position: Loose farmstead cluster
Survivial: Only the farmhouse remains

This feature is recorded in the English Heritage Historic Area Assessment for Cooling Parish. The report states:
"Broomhey Farm sat on the edge of the upland and close to the marshes to the west [think should be east] of the village."
"Broomhey farmhouse, rebuilt in 1849, survives in a much altered form. It, like nearby Eastborough Farm, lies within the nature reserve." (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 Forum Heritage Services, 2012, Kent Farmsteads & Landscape Project (Unpublished document).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 English Heritage, 2009, Historic Farmsteads: A Manual for Mapping (Unpublished document).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Unpublished document: Forum Heritage Services. 2012.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Unpublished document: English Heritage. 2009.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..