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Lower Maypole Cottage, Goudhurst

Description: Lower Maypole Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 June 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 169574

OS Grid Reference: TQ7239737530
OS Grid Coordinates: 572397, 137530
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1111, 0.4615

Location: Balcombes Hill, Goudhurst, Kent TN17 2QP

Locality: Goudhurst
Local Authority: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN17 2QP

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Listing Text

TQ 7237-7337 (east side)

Lower Maypole Cottage
House. C16 or earlier, altered c.1635 and c.1930. Timber framed and tile hung
on red brick base, in part in English Bond. Part exposed imitation frame with
plaster infill. Plain tiled roof that house origin, now 2 cell lobby entry.
Two storeys and garret with half-hipped roof with moulded stack cluster off
centre left. Three light, single and slight leaded wooden casements on 1st
floor, and 3 light and 5 light mullioned and transomed window (dated 1778) to
right on ground floor. Boarded door off-centre left. The exposed frame to
lower left is mid C20. Casement windows to return and rear elevations. Cat-
slide outshot to rear. Interior: right hand bay with moulded and brattished
dais, beams at both ends, the upper floor with 2 tie beams, that interrupted by
the stack will be stump of a crown post. A further framed bay to end right
indicated by framing, now lost. Newel stairs in catslide and fireplace bres-
summer dated 1635. Mullioned and transomed window signed in several places
'Lambert' and '78' (Lambert was recorded as glazier in C18).

Listing NGR: TQ7239737530

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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