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Description: Eight Bells Inn
Former Lloyds Bank
Date Listed: 20 June 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 169540
OS Grid Reference: TQ7230937781
OS Grid Coordinates: 572309, 137781
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1134, 0.4603
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GOUDHURST HIGH STREET
TQ 7237-7337 (south side)
Former Lloyds Bank,
20.6.67 Eight Bells Inn and
Range of houses, sometime Inn and shops. C15. Timber framed and part exposed
with plaster infill, otherwise tile hung, part painted, on red brick ground
floor. Plain tiled roof. Two storeys and attic with half-hipped roof at right
stacks to rear centre right and clustered to centre left, with 3 hipped dormers.
The former Lloyds Bank to end left with 4 and 3 light leaded casements on 1st
floor, and boarded door and 80 paned window to ground floor extension, with open
passageway to right (with cusped woodwork). Former Eight Bells to centre, with 4
lights mullioned and 3 light mullioned and transomed windows on 1st floor, 4 light
casement and paired glazing bar sashes to right on ground floor, with half-glazed
doors to left with flight of steps, and to centre right. Shuttered basement
Spways with paired sashes and 3 light casement on 1st floor and tripartite sash on
ground floor, with projecting bay to right, the upper section glazed and bracketed
out, with half-glazed door in left side. The basement with boarded door with
grille, louvred side opening, and water tank with spout set flush with wall, said
to have been a lock-up at some stage. Projecting hipped framed rear wings to
whole range. Although of more than 1 build, the interlacing tenures give the
range same unity. Heavily framed interims and inglenooks reported, the framing
reportedly early in character.
Listing NGR: TQ7230637777
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Source: English Heritage
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