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Yew Tree Cottage
Date Listed: 20 June 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 169455
OS Grid Reference: TQ7234737858
OS Grid Coordinates: 572347, 137858
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1141, 0.4609
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GOUDHURST CHURCH ROAD
TQ 7237-7337 (north side)
15/105 Lamberts and Yew Tree
House, now house pair. C15, altered and extended C16 and late C19 to C20. Timber
framed, part exposed close-studding with plaster infill, ground floor partly clad
with red brick and with tile hung first floor. Plain tiled roof. Truncated
Wealden with large cross-wings. Road front: highly irregular, in 3 builds all of
2 storeys with stacks to end left and central moulded cluster. Three-light metal
casement on first floor to left, wooden and metal casement on ground floor and bay
window, with boarded door in pentice. Projecting central gable (the original
truncated Wealden) with 2 wooden casements and small glazing bar sash on ground
floor, the right return with bracket at gable end to lost jettied wing, with over-
hanging eaves (ie the recessed central hall area of the Wealden), with 4-light
leaded casement on each floor, that on ground floor with mullions and transoms.
Boarded door to end left. Right hand range with 2 leaded wooden casements on each
floor and boarded door to centre. Garden front: equally irregular, with large
stack to left with boarded door set within it, projecting C20 drawing room exten-
sion to centre, and outshot and truncated stack to right with irregular fenestra-
tion of 5 windows. Interior: (Lamberts) the hall area of the Wealden (all that
is now left) with moulded and brattished beams at both lower and upper end, with
chamfered and moulded ceiling beams, inglenook of sandstone blocks with triangular
headed recesses, and crown-post roof, with short (2 feet high) moulded post with
moulded cap and base. Kitchen fireplace with bread oven, the close-studded wing
here with a terminal outshut, or single aisle. The interior of Yew Tree Cottage
Listing NGR: TQ7235037858
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Source: English Heritage
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