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Hazelhurst Cottage Lilac Cottage, Cranbrook

Description: Hazelhurst Cottage Lilac Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 169110

OS Grid Reference: TQ7937037494
OS Grid Coordinates: 579370, 137494
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1087, 0.5610

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

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Listing Text


8/259 Lilac Cottage and
- Hazelhurst Cottage

Hall-house, later 2 cottages and butcher's shop, now 2 cottages. C16 with mid
C19 front block. Timber-framed and clad in red brick to rear. Half-timbered
front block with red and blue brick chequer under building and weather-boarded
first floor. Plain tiled roofs. Front block: Two storeys with hipped roof and
2 tall brick ridge stacks. Irregular 3-window first floor, glazing bar sashes.
Irregular fenestrationon ground floor of C19 shop-window to left, C19 shallow
octagonal bay in centre and early C20 tiled butcher's shop window at right with
decorative tiles of bull's head to right. Panelled door with margin glazed
transom light over to left, and half-glazed door to left of centre, both with
flat hoods on brackets over. Half-glazed door inset in shop front to right.
Rear block: One and a half storeys with deep catslide roof. Plain tiled roof
with gablet to left, half-hipped to right with half-hipped cross wing to right
and central gabled dormer. Tall brick ridge stack off-centre to right.
Interior: Some evidence of timber-framing on first floor of centre. Later
inserted floor with chamfered floor beams. Tiled butcher's shop with decorative
landscape patterns and pictures of animals, clock set into wall and light-fitting
above, all circa 1930.

Listing NGR: TQ7937037494

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Source: English Heritage

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