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Ashleigh Hundred House The Corner House, Cranbrook

Description: Ashleigh Hundred House The Corner House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 June 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 169048

OS Grid Reference: TQ7790435890
OS Grid Coordinates: 577904, 135890
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0947, 0.5393

Location: Tippens Close, Cranbrook, Kent TN17 3AD

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

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Listing Text

TQ 7735 NE
(south west side)
Hundred House, Ashleigh
20.6.67 and The Corner House
(formerly listed as Myrtle
Cottage, Ashleigh and the
Corner House)

Cloth hall, now 3 houses. Late C15, clad in C18. Timber framed and weather-
boarded on brick plinth. Plain tiled roof, with tall brick stack behind ridge
to right and slope stack at extreme right. Projecting gabled wings at both
ends of front, both probably underbuilt jetties, with wavy-edged bargeboards
on right gable. 2 storeys and garrets in gables. 1 window on 2nd floor in
each gable, 6 on first floor and 5 on ground floor, all slightly irregular,
with large shop type window to extreme right, 2 wooden cross-windows on first
floor under right hand gable And single casement above. Wide glazing bar
sashes elsewhere. Boarded door to right of extreme left hand window and
another to left of right hand projection, with glazed door to left of extreme
right hand window. Entrance also in left hand end. Interior: Substantial
timber frame with very heavily jowled posts. Crown post collar purlin roof
over centre and similar roof over solar (in Hundred House to right). 2 door-
ways survive in Hundred House.

Listing NGR: TQ7790435890

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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