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Whitewell House, Cranbrook

Description: Whitewell House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 169144

OS Grid Reference: TQ7754337768
OS Grid Coordinates: 577543, 137768
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1117, 0.5350

Location: Goudhurst Road, Cranbrook, Kent TN17 2PR

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

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Listing Text

TQ 73 NE
(east side)
- Whitewell House

Hall-house, now house. Early C16, clad in C18 and altered circa 1910,
possibly by Mervyn Macartney. Timber framed and clad in exposed timber
framing on ground floor to west with red and blue brick ground floor to sides.
Tile-hung first floor. Low pitched twin span roofs, with stacks with
projecting breasts to left and right. Wing at left towards rear. 2 storeys.
Regular 2 bay front, with 2 projecting 2 storey bays. Glazing bar casements
with lattice glazing in top lights. Central recessed entrance with boarded
door behind and flat hood on brackets over. Similar hood over glazed door
on right return front. Interior: substantial timber frame. Roof rebuilt.
Heavy jowled posts. Stair of circa 1710, probably brought in. Inserted
stack. Various Macartney fireplaces in Neo-Georgian style.

Listing NGR: TQ7754337768

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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