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Tower Cottage, Goudhurst

Description: Tower Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 June 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 169428

OS Grid Reference: TQ7167434686
OS Grid Coordinates: 571674, 134686
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0858, 0.4498

Location: Bedgebury Cross, Goudhurst, Kent TN17 2RD

Locality: Goudhurst
Local Authority: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN17 2RD

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Listing Text

TQ 73 SW (west side)

9/78 Tower Cottage
Estate cottage. Circa 1850. Red brick and sandstone with slated roof. L-shaped
with tower on outside of return angle. One storey and attic on plinth with stone
quoins to roof with kneelered parapet gables and projecting and offset stack to
right with octagonal moulded paired flues. Two moulded gabled half dormers and
unappropriate central flush skylight. Two 2-light mullioned stone windows with
label hoods and central glazed door in kneelered gabled porch with four centred
arched surround and labelled hood. Recessed at right a 2-storey tower, offset on
ground floor, with pyramidal roof and narrow lancet-like lights. Rear wing with
moulded door and window surrounds with Nos 2 and 3 on the opposite side of the
Cross, the best of the group of estate cottages here built for the Bedgebury
Estate. The architect may have been Alexander Roos (c.1840) or R C Carpenter
(c.1854), both of whom worked on Bedgebury Park at those dates.

Listing NGR: TQ7167434686

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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