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Iddenden, Hawkhurst

Description: Iddenden

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 June 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 169701

OS Grid Reference: TQ7487430630
OS Grid Coordinates: 574874, 130630
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0484, 0.4935

Location: High Street, Hawkhurst, Kent TN18 4PS

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

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Listing Text

TQ 7430-7530 (south side)


House. C15 and clad C17-C18, with C20 extensions to rear. Timber framed and clad with painted brick on sandstone base,with some exposed late studding to rear with rendered infill. Plain tiled roof. End jettied hall house in origin. Two storeys with hipped roof and gablet, and stack to centre right. Two-light,
4-light and 3-light leaded casements on each floor and all at decreasing heights
from left to right. Boarded door to centre left in gabled porch. Catslide out-
shot to rear, and glazed pentice to C20 wing in matching materials and scale.
Interior: soot blackened crown post roof, the principal crown post now truncated
and to the end left of the present house, the bay or bays beyond now missing.
Arched braced and double chamfered cambered tie beam of large scantling. The end
right bay represents the parlour end of the hall house, originally end jettied on
internal evidence, with the lapped board panelling and dern-headed parlour door
surviving, with moulded and brattished dais beam and mortice for a short project-
ing length of this beam and wall to screen off the parlour door. Finely moulded
beams throughout, the double wave chamfer being raised with a fillet to the run-
out. Staggered, small canted C17 fireplaces. Much lathe and plaster internal
walling survives.

Listing NGR: TQ7487430630

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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