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Description: Little Charity
Date Listed: 19 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 169115
OS Grid Reference: TQ7677934438
OS Grid Coordinates: 576779, 134438
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0820, 0.5225
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CRANBROOK SWATTENDEN LANE
TQ 73 SE (North side)
- Little Charity
Former hall-house, now house. Early C15, with C18 cladding and C20 extensions.
Timber-fronted on red brick plinth with weatherboarded cladding, tilehung
on first floor to west. Plain tiled hipped roofs. Hall-house plan. 1½
storeys with ridge stack to right, and gabled semi-dormers to left and on
south (right) end. Irregular 2 windows front, casements. Boarded door with
gabled hood on curved brackets to right. 1½ storey extension to left with
2 gabled dormers and boarded door to right. Gabled porch to right at south
and flanked by low gabled extension. Interior: Heavy framing visible.
Inserted brick stack with replaced wooden bressummer. Heavily jowled posts.
Uniform scantling roof with collars and smoke-blackening.
Listing NGR: TQ7677934438
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Source: English Heritage
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