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Coursehorn, Cranbrook

Description: Coursehorn

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 20 June 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 168933

OS Grid Reference: TQ7925835826
OS Grid Coordinates: 579258, 135825
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0937, 0.5585

Location: Biddenden, Kent TN17 3NP

Locality: Cranbrook
Local Authority: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN17 3NP

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Listing Text

TQ 73 NE
(east side)

Cloth hall, now boarding house of Dulwich College Preparatory School. C16,
clad and altered in mid C18. Timber framed with red and blue brick chequer
ground floor and tile hung first floor. Plain tiled hipped roof with large
end stack to right and stack on wing to left at rear. 2 gabled dormers. 2
storeys and attics; regular 4 window front, glazing bar sashes with open boxes.
Entrance with panelled door in architrave surround and flat hood on curved
brackets over on right return front. Now attached to C20 1 storey school
buildings to rear at right. Interior: heavy framing apparent with heavy ribbed
and moulded ceiling beams over 1st floor. Very large fireplace at east end
of hall with wide Tudor arched fireplace and decorated spandrels set in shallow
Tudor arched recess. Decorated bressummer in rear room's fireplace, probably
brought in. Queen post, side purlin roof now partially hidden. Window shut-
ters still complete. Single C16 moulded doorway on ground floor.

Listing NGR: TQ7926635858

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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