Description: Lake House
Date Listed: 22 June 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 169397
OS Grid Reference: TQ8124042304
OS Grid Coordinates: 581240, 142304
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1513, 0.5901
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FRITTENDEN STAPLEHURST ROAD
TQ 84 SW (north side)
House. C15, extended and altered C17 to C19. Timber framed, clad with weather
boarding and tile-hanging to 1st floor, and part exposed to rear right with
plaster infill. Plain tiled roof. Probable hall house in origin. Road front:
2 storeys with 2 moulded bargeboarded gables, that to left larger with 2
tripartite sashes on each floor and glazed door. Left return with glazing bar
sash to left on 1st floor and to right on ground floor, with wooden casement at
end left. Rear right returns present entrance front. 2 storeys, with project-
ing cross-hipped wing to right, with exposed frame on 1st floor and large stack
cluster to centre. Separately hipped wing to left, with stack at end left.
Wooden casement to left. glazing bar sash to right on 1st floor; 3-light wooden
casement to right on ground floor, with mullioned window to left to curved link-
ing passage (to adjoining barn, now converted to part of residence). Central
boarded door with flat hood on brackets. The exposed frame is not the original
exterior wall of the building, as shown by exposed mortices, but on interior
truss, with arch-braced tile beam.
Listing NGR: TQ8124042304
Source: English Heritage
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