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Drum and Monkey House
Date Listed: 20 October 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 169883
OS Grid Reference: TQ7117240160
OS Grid Coordinates: 571172, 140160
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1351, 0.4452
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HORSMONDEN GROVEHURST ROAD
7/47 Drum and Monkey House and
House, sometime alehouse, now house pair. C15 or earlier, extended and
altered C17-C18. Timber framed and exposed large panel frame with arched
braces, extended with timber frame clad with weather boarding. Plain tiled
roofs. Hall house of 4 framed bays with cross wing. Two storeys with hipped
roof with gablets and stacks to rear left, to centre left with crenellated
crown and projecting at end right. Half-hipped cross wing projecting at
left. Three light casement on first floor of cross wing with 2 single lights below, and main block with central projecting and gabled 2 storey bay window reconstructed C20 except for the gable, and 2 two light wooden casements on
first floor and 3 light casement to right on ground floor. Rib and stud door
to end right, and early board and stud door to centre left, the doorcase
made of durns. Left return with regular fenestration of 3 wooden casements
on each floor and central raking porch with door in right side. Catslide
outshot on stone base to rear.
Interior: the open hall re-opened late C20, with crown post on chamfered tie beam, with arch braced crown post trusses. Large inglenook fireplaces. King
post reported in upper chamber, not seen at time of inspection.
Listing NGR: TQ7117240160
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Source: English Heritage
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