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Royal Oak Inn, Hawkhurst

Description: Royal Oak Inn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 June 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 169776

OS Grid Reference: TQ7603330527
OS Grid Coordinates: 576033, 130527
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0471, 0.5100

Location: Highgate Hill, Hawkhurst, Kent TN18 4EY

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

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Listing Text

TQ 7630-7730 (south side)

17/426 Royal Oak Inn
(formerly listed as
20.6.67 The Royal Oak Hotel)
Public house. C16 and altered C18, c.1869 and c.1900. Timber framed and
rendered and extended with painted brick. Plain tiled and slate roofs.
Main range of 2 storeys with 6 glazing bar sashes in box frames on first
floor, with oriels, c.1900, with mullioned and transomed windows to right
on ground floor with half-glazed doors to right and to centre left in tall
gabled porch, with mullioned and transomed pentice to left. Extensionn to
left of 3 storeys, gabled, with stacks to left and to right. Two sashes on
each floor, and mullioned and transomed pentice with glazed doors in gabled
porch to right on ground floor. One storey and attic hipped extension to
left, with flat roofed dormer. Interior: late C17 Wainscott to rear room, possibly imported. Projecting wing with extensive late C17 style Wainscott panelling, fluted and enriched pilaster surrounds and frieze and turned
baluster stair, all early C20. Originally a row of houses, photographs
show large stack to centre right, now truncated, and tile hung return

Listing NGR: TQ7603330527

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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