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Gun Green Farmhouse, Hawkhurst

Description: Gun Green Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 June 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 169826

OS Grid Reference: TQ7750030802
OS Grid Coordinates: 577500, 130802
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0491, 0.5310

Location: Water Lane, Hawkhurst, Kent TN18 5DE

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

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Listing Text

TQ 7630-7730 (west side)

Gun Green Farmhouse
House. C16 or earlier, altered mid C16 and clad C18. Timber framed and weather
boarded with plain tiled roof. Probable hall house with cross-wing. Two storeys
and attic with hipped roof and half hipped cross-wing to left, the rear slope of
the wing hipped with gablet. Stack to centre. Cross-wing with small leaded 2
light gable window, and 3 light casement on each floor below with 2 light
sidelights on 1st floor. Main range with 2 and 3 light casements on 1st floor and
3 light to right on ground floor. Door of 6 panels to centre with flat hood on
brackets and glazed C20 outer door. Left return with casements and glazed door
with flat hood. Mid C20 flat roofed extension to rear. Interior: front range
with rebuilt staggered purlin roof reusing C16 timbers (window mullion mortices in
purlins/floor joists used as rafters etc). Cross-wing with queen-post roof and
large panel frame with mid rails. Full frame visible with large gunstock posts,
the cross-wing interupting the frame of the front range, and with stop chamfered
beams and large brick fireplaces. Documentary evidence traces building activity
to c.1540.

Listing NGR: TQ7750030802

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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