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Woods Cottage, Southborough

Description: Woods Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 October 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 169348

OS Grid Reference: TQ5717142224
OS Grid Coordinates: 557171, 142224
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1577, 0.2462

Location: Victoria Road, Southborough, Kent TN4 0LX

Locality: Southborough
Local Authority: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN4 0LX

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Listing Text

(south side)
Nos 1 and 2, Woods Cottage
- II

C16 timber-framed farmhouse, now 2 cottages. Brick infilling of timber frame on
ground floor of both cottages, remainder plaster infilling. Diagonal braces on
1st floor. Hipped tiled roof with 2 small dormers and central ridge stack.
2 storeys and attic, 3-window facade, fenestrated irregularly. Casement
windows, some horizontally sliding. A nurse of Queen Victoria is said to have
lived here in her retirement and the Queen is reputed to have visited her here.

Listing NGR: TQ5717142224

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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