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Description: Bruttan House
Date Listed: 20 June 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 169546
OS Grid Reference: TQ7225237746
OS Grid Coordinates: 572252, 137746
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1131, 0.4595
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GOUDHURST HIGH STREET
TQ 7237-7337 (south side)
Bruttan House and
20.6.67 Burgess Stores (formerly
listed as The Stores)
House and shop. C16 or earlier, altered C18 and late C19. Timber framed and
weather boarded on painted brick ground floor. Plain tiled roof. Two storeys and
attic, with mezzanine floor to end left, with half-hipped roof stepped down to end
right to gambrel roof, with gablets. Stacks to centre left and to rear. Two
light leaded wooden casement with 3 light below to left, and 3 glazing bar sashes
on 1st floor, with multi-pane bow to left, with cornice and central glazing bar
sash. Late C19 shop front to right, with canted plate glass bays and recessed
glazed door with large canopy with valancing and cast iron posts. Half-glazed
door to end left, and boarded door to centre, both with flat hoods on brackets.
Right return with long canted 2 storey wing, with glazing bar sashes to main block
with 2 dormer windows, wooden casements and boarded doors to rear wing. the main
structure a reported cloth hall, "a barn of a building" with massive crown posts.
(S T Wilson, Goudhurst Pictorial History). the shop front for William Chester
Burgess (ff. c.1840-1902).
Listing NGR: TQ7228237765
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Source: English Heritage
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