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Date Listed: 11 August 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 169683
OS Grid Reference: TQ7596730487
OS Grid Coordinates: 575967, 130487
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0468, 0.5090
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HAWKHURST HIGHGATE HILL
TQ 7430-7530 (west side)
House. C16, extended C18, and altered and clad mid C19. Timber framed and
rendered with tile hung and red brick rear wing. Plain tiled roof. Front eleva-
tion treated in Gothic cottage style. Two storeys and attic on plinth with
moulded string course and gables to left and to right with pierced and moulded
bargeboards with stack projecting at end right and central moulded stack. Trian-
gular and moulded headed gable casements, and two 4-light mullioned and transomed
windows on ground floor. Central half-glazed moulded panelled door with trian-
gular fanlights and triangular headed side lights in gabled porch with pierced and
moulded bargeboards with flight of 5 steps and sidewalls. Interior: full framed
interior visible, with quirk-and-tongue stopped-chamfered cross-beamed ceilings.
Side purlin with wind brace roof and Queen post roof to cross wing at right.
Probably continuously jettied with cross wing originally. Vaulted passage through
central stack. Cellar lined in English bond brick.
Listing NGR: TQ7596730487
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Source: English Heritage
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