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Date Listed: 22 June 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 169418
OS Grid Reference: TQ7235837423
OS Grid Coordinates: 572358, 137423
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1102, 0.4609
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GOUDHURST BALCOMBES HILL
TQ 7237-7337 (south east side)
House. 1905, built by Davis and Leavey, builders of Goudhurst. Red brick with
painted wooden details and with plain tiled roof. Neo-Georgian style. Entrance
front: 2 storeys, with plinth, brick quoins and moulded modillion eaves cornice
to three-span roof, with central open pediment shaped gable flanked by projecting
hipped wings with stacks to left, rear centre left (on garden front cross-range)
and to right; and to left is projecting outbuilding. Central stair window with
narrow glazing bar sash to left on first floor, and 2 on each floor to right.
Central panelled door in moulded brick surround. Single storey range projecting
to left and to left return (with catslide outshut to main range). Three-bay side
elevations, with glazing bar sashes with louvred shutters. Garden front: main
formal elevation, with 2 storeys and attic, with plinth, brick quoins and moulded
wooden modillion eaves cornice to hipped roof with 3 hipped dormers. Regular
fenestration of 3 glazing bar sashes on first floor and 2 on ground floor, all
with louvred shutters. Central half-glazed door in doubled columned porch with
cornice. Interior: sales particulars shows oak panelled entrance hall, panelled
dining room and turned baluster dog-leg stair.
Listing NGR: TQ7235837423
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Source: English Heritage
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