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Description: Tower Cottage
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
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GOUDHURST BEDGEBURY CROSS
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
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Source: English Heritage
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