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Description: The Grange
Date Listed: 22 June 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 169525
OS Grid Reference: TQ7254238408
OS Grid Coordinates: 572542, 138408
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1190, 0.4640
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GOUDHURST GRANGE LANE
TQ 73 NW (east side)
House. C16 or earlier, altered 1690 and late C19. Timber-framed and rendered
with plain tiled roof. Main range of 5 framed bays with extensive wings to rear.
Two storeys and attic on plinth, with moulded wooden eaves cornice to hipped roof
with gablets and moulded stacks to centre left, rear right and rear end right.
Three gabled dormers, the bargeboards moulded and bracketed. Five 2-light leaded
casements on 1st floor with label hoods and bracketed cills, and 2 on ground floor
with canted bays to end left and to end right. Central gabled porch with arched
and hooded outer doorway and half-glazed door. Return elevations with bay and
casements with labels and bracketed cills. Rear wing with moulded bressummer
(originally jettied, now underbuilt) and moulded gabled roof. Illustrated in
F Esam. The Manor and Farmhouses of Kent (c.1906) which shows extensive hipped
rear wings and pierced parapeted (garden terrace to rear of house. Esam gives the
date 1690 and notes exposed oak beams, oak staircase, carved ceiling joists, and
large fireplace and panelling in entrance hall taken from Welbeck Askey (panelling
is visible in the entrance hall). Although still inhabited, the property very
dilapidated at time of survey.
Listing NGR: TQ7254238408
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Source: English Heritage
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