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Great Pix Hall, Hawkhurst

Description: Great Pix Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 June 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 169695

OS Grid Reference: TQ7482130685
OS Grid Coordinates: 574821, 130685
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0489, 0.4928

Location: High Street, Hawkhurst, Kent TN18 4PX

Locality: Hawkhurst
Local Authority: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN18 4PX

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Listing Text

TQ 7430-7530 (north side)

16/345 Great Pix Hall
House. C15 or earlier, altered and extended mid to late C16, refenestrated mid
C19. Timber framed and tile hung, with some exposed red brick and sandstone
base. Plain tiled roofs. Hall house with added rear wing. Two storeyed main
range with roof hipped to left with large projecting and offset stack in irregular bond brickwork to end left with rendered flues, and rendered and moulded stack cluster at end right. Three large casements on first floor and 2 reaching to ground level on ground floor, with casement to centre, and door of 6 raised and fielded panels to centre right with moulded surround and flat hood on paired modillions. Left return: 2 storyes, stack to centre left, with 3 wooden casements each floor, boarded and glazed doors and outshot. Present main entry by boarded door in catslide rear of this wing. Interior: front range with soot
blackened roof with inserted clasped purlins. The first floor joists are double-
wave moulded, reset at different heights with the main beams, some used as wall
plates, others reset elsewhere. Reset four centred arched doorway. End right
stack set within double-framed bay, with moulded inglenook bressummer, the whole
indicating much alteration C16 and a little later. Rear wing with jowled Queen-
post roof with wind bracing and with stop-chamfered beams throughout. Inglenook
with short post to spine beam bearing carved shield. Lozenge-set mullioned
windows within house and, in the re-entrant angle of the 2 wings on the first
floor, a C16 moulded oriel, the corner pieces and sidelights with moulded mullions and transoms survive, the main window replaced C19.

Listing NGR: TQ7482130685

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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