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Oasthouse About 30 Metres North East of Hale Farmhouse, Horsmonden

Description: Oasthouse About 30 Metres North East of Hale Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 October 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 169927

OS Grid Reference: TQ6861739306
OS Grid Coordinates: 568617, 139306
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1282, 0.4084

Location: Horsmonden, Kent TN12 8DT

Locality: Horsmonden
Local Authority: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN12 8DT

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Listing Text

TQ 63 NE
(south side)
3/91 Oasthouse about 30 metres
north east of Hale

Oasthouse, incorporating former domestic building. C16 or earlier, altered and
extended C18 and early C19. Timber framed stowage clad with red brick on ground
floor and weather boarding on first floor. Red brick roundels. Plain tiled roofs. Two
storey stowage with roof hipped to right and gabled to left and with 3 skylights.
Six shuttered window openings on first floor and wooden casement to right and 2
French doors on ground floor. Left return with boarded attic loft door with hoist
and pulley over, boarded first floor loft door and 2 carriage openings on ground
floor. Four roundels to rear with cowls intact. Interior: fine clasped purlin roof
with diminished principals and wind braces, of 6 bays, that to centre right of
double width. The wall to the roundels contains a jetty to first floor supported on
inserted posts and on moulded bracket which appears domestic in origin. Preliminary
work for conversion reportedly uncovered traces of probable domestic building below
the right hand roundels. Being prepared for conversion to domestic use at time of

Listing NGR: TQ6861739306

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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