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School House Farmhouse, Horsmonden

Description: School House Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 October 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 169933

OS Grid Reference: TQ7219941375
OS Grid Coordinates: 572199, 141375
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1457, 0.4605

Location: School House Lane, Horsmonden, Kent TN12 8BN

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

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Listing Text

TQ 74 SW
(east side)
School House Farmhouse

House. Circa 1500, altered C17. Timber framed, clad with painted brick on ground
floor and rendered with applied timber studding on first floor. Weather boarded left
return; right return tile hung with sandstone base. Plain tiled roof. Wealden hall
house plan in origin. Two storeys, basement and attic on plinth with half-hipped
roof and stacks to end right and clustered to centre left. Gabled dormer to right.
Four wooden casements on each floor. Original entry to centre left, now by glazed
door in left return in gabled timber porch dated 1946; basement openings to left
return elevation. Catslide outshot and late C20 dormers and alterations to rear.
Interior: the roof rebuilt C17 to staggered purlin pattern re-using old timbers,
some soot blackened. The two end bays with transverse cambered tie beams with
mortices for crown posts. Full frame visible with arched braces and with roll and
hollow chamfered spine beams. Red brick and stone stack (C17) and stone lined
cellar, part rebuilt with red brick.

Listing NGR: TQ7219941375

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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