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Holmans, Hawkhurst

Description: Holmans

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 169781

OS Grid Reference: TQ7552231527
OS Grid Coordinates: 575522, 131527
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0563, 0.5032

Location: Slip Mill Road, Hawkhurst, Kent TN18 5AB

Locality: Hawkhurst
Local Authority: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN18 5AB

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Listing Text

TQ 73 SE (east side)


House. C15, altered c.1600. Timber framed and clad with weather-boarding and
tile hanging and red brick to return elevation; with plain tiled roof. Hall house
in origin, extended and ceiled over C16. Two storeys on brick base with stacks to
end left, and clustered to centre right, to the right of which the roof ridge
steps down slightly. Five wooden casements of 4, 4, 2, 3 and 2-lights respec-
tively on first floor, and three of 3, 4 and 3-lights on ground floor, with half-
glazed door to centre right. Two storey rear wing, c.1600 and extended early
C20. Interior: late crown post roof with straight unmoulded posts and ogee
bracing with sous-laces made of reused moulded timbers not blackened and C16 in
character; the rear wing with reused soot-blackened rafters, and the lower roof of
the main range probably also with remains of earlier roof. The stack occupies a
smoke-bay with soot-blackened lathe and plaster partitions. Frame of large scant-
ling, with jowled posts, knee-braced tie beams, chamfered beams. Very large
inglenook with double flue, and large fireplace in end left ground floor room with
four centred arched head, deeply incised spandrels with crude head carvings.
Named after the Holman family.

Listing NGR: TQ7552131523

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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