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Forstall Cottage, Goudhurst

Description: Forstall Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 April 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 169835

OS Grid Reference: TQ7356238947
OS Grid Coordinates: 573562, 138947
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1235, 0.4788

Location: Ladham Road, Goudhurst, Kent TN17 1LS

Locality: Goudhurst
Local Authority: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN17 1LS

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Listing Text

The following Building shall be added:-

TQ 73 NW

House, Formerly pair of cottages. Probably C16 altered and divided
into two cottages subsequently and restored in 1990-1991.
Weatherboarded timber frame on stone rubble and brick plinth. Steeply
pitched plain tile roof with small gablets at ends of ridge. Brick
axial stack behind ridge.

2- bay plan, the right (north) bay 2 storeys, its first floor jettied
at the north end, the left (south) bay subdivided (probably later).
lobby entrance at centre in front of central axial stack heating the
right (north) room. The stack appears to have been inserted later,
suggesting the left end was originally open to the roof.

2 storeys. Asymmetrical 4-window east front. C20 1 and 2 light
casements with glazing bars. Central doorway with large C20
weatherboarded porch with hipped roof. Symmetrical 4-window rear
(west) elevation with C20 2-light casements on south end. North end
has jettied first floor, the jetty beams on curved brackets and with
small diamond mullion window on the ground floor.

Interior: Intermediate phase joinery removed and floor beams and
joist replaced. Walls have exposed sole and wall-plates, curved
tension braces in end walls and wall posts with jowled heads. 2-bay
crown post roof with tall square crown posts, 2-way curved bracing and
many common rafters intact.

Listing NGR: TQ7395539471

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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