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Goudhurst House and Newsagent's Shop, Goudhurst

Description: Goudhurst House and Newsagent's Shop

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 June 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 169537

OS Grid Reference: TQ7230237818
OS Grid Coordinates: 572302, 137818
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1138, 0.4603

Location: High Street, Goudhurst, Kent TN17 1AJ

Locality: Goudhurst
Local Authority: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN17 1AJ

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Listing Text

TQ 7237-7337 (north side)

Goudhurst House and
Newsagent's shop
House and Newsagent's shop. C18. Timber framed and clad with tile hanging, with
red brick and mathematical tile to return elevations. Plain tiled roof. Two
storeys and attic on plinth with parapet to gambrel roof, with 2 flat roofed
dormers and stacks to rear left and to rear right, and projecting and truncated at
end right. Originally regular fenestration, with 3 light mullioned and transomed
wooden casements to left and right and 2-light window to centre on 1st floor.
Three light casement to left on ground floor, and late C19 plate glass shop front
to right, with canted bays and doubled half-glazed doors. Central half-glazed
door with traceried semicircular fanlight and pediment-shaped hood. Two storey
hipped rear wing. Sometime Poor House, run by "General" George Street, who had
organised the successful resistance to the attack on Goudhurst by the Hawkhurst
Smuggling Gang in 1747.

Listing NGR: TQ7229637828

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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