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Friezley and Weavers, Cranbrook

Description: Friezley and Weavers

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 9 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 168951

OS Grid Reference: TQ7743238209
OS Grid Coordinates: 577432, 138209
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1157, 0.5337

Location: Friezley Lane, Cranbrook, Kent TN17 2LL

Locality: Cranbrook
Local Authority: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN17 2LL

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Listing Text


1608/3/101 FRIEZLEY LANE
09-JUN-52 (East side)
Friezley and Weavers


Cloth hall, now 2 houses. C15 and C16 with C19 and C20 alterations and early C20 block to north. Timber framed and close studded with plaster infilled to south east and west on part brick, part rendered, part stone plinth. Red brick with tile hung first floor to north. Plain tiled roofs with C19 barge-boards in gablets. WEST (ENTRANCE) SIDE: 3 return gables, that to left early C20 and projecting, with side of south return front set back at right. Red brick clad-
ding on ground floor of centre with close studding on first floor and in gable.
Irregular 3 window front, casements. C20 arched brick porch with stepped and curved gabled hood to right, projecting from wide brick chimney breast rising
to stack through right hand gable. SOUTH FRONT: Timber framed and plaster in filling on brick and rendered plinth. Centre return gabled wing with wing set back to left and wing to right further back, (the gabled return wing of the east front). 2 storeys and attics with garret in gable. 1 large gabled dormer to left. Jetty over ground floor to left and under gable in centre. 2 windows on first floor to left, that to left a shallow 5-light early C16 oriel. 3 windows below jetty, to left. 2 windows on first floor of gabled wing, with a C19 pentice-roofed bay flanked by two small blocked C16 windows. Various casements. EAST FRONT: 2 storeys. Timber framed with close studding to left, red brick with tile hanging to right in return gable end to left of centre with jetties over ground and first floors. Projecting stack to front at left and projecting stack to left of return wing. Irregular fenestration of 2 windows on first floor to left, and 5 windows to right on both floors, (2 in timber-framed section to left on both floors, 3 in brick section to right). Blocked window in end of return gable, with wide octagonal oriel on carved brackets on first floor, flanked by 2-light blocked windows and with 6-light windows on ground floor. 1 door into basement to left with 1/2-glazed door in angle up 8 brick steps. Interior: Substantial timber-frame. Extra-ordinary wide fireplace with very long low Tudor-arched moulded wooden surround. Seats inside fireplace and window to right. Early C20 neo-Caroline staircase. Ribbed ceiling in drawing room. Various surviving mullioned windows. Roof later rebuilt.

Listing NGR: TQ7743238209

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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