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Flishinghurst House, Cranbrook

Description: Flishinghurst House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 168971

OS Grid Reference: TQ7567637565
OS Grid Coordinates: 575676, 137565
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1105, 0.5083

Location: A262, Cranbrook, Kent TN17 2QA

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

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Listing Text

TQ 73 NE
(south side)
Flishinghurst House

Hall-house, now house. Later C15, floored in C16, with C17-C20 alterations
and additions. Timber-framed on rendered plinth with some C19 close studding
and curved braces. Plaster infilling. Plain tiled half hipped roofs. Hall-
house plan, now much altered. 2 storeys and attics with tall brick stack in
centre of east range with tall C20 Elizabethan-style brick stack on north range
and brick stack on south range. EAST SIDE: Return half hipped gable end of
south range to left. Irregular fenestration of 2 windows on both floors to
right and 1 window in gable to left with central windows on both floors flanked
by wide low ranges of windows under wall-plates. Boarded and ribbed door in
centre of front with early C20 pentice-roofed weather-porch on 2 timber
supports. SOUTH SIDE: 1 hipped dormer to left. C18 block to left with exposed
framing of thin scantling on 1st floor and diagonal braces. Jetty to right
with dragon-beam and post at south-west corner, rebuilt in C17. Larger block
of 2 storeys to north of early C20 date with exposed framing. INTERIOR:
Substantial timber frame visible. Chamfered ceiling beams.

Listing NGR: TQ7567637565

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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