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Manchester House with the Post Office and Heath Stores, Horsmonden

Description: Manchester House with the Post Office and Heath Stores

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 October 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 169955

OS Grid Reference: TQ7000840521
OS Grid Coordinates: 570008, 140521
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1387, 0.4288

Location: 1 Gun Back Lane, Horsmonden, Kent TN12 8HT

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

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Listing Text

TQ 6840-6940 & 7040-7140
(south side)
6 & 7/119 Manchester House with The
Post office and Heath

House and shop pair. C18, altered and extended late C19. Red and blue
chequered brick to ground floor and tile hung first floor, extended with red brick. Plain tiled roof. Main block of 2 storeys and attic with ground floor built out with pentice roof, and with half-hipped roof with stacks to rear
left and to centre and with 2 hipped dormers. Three top-hung C20 casements
on first floor and multi-paned shop windows on ground floor with central
boarded door. Single storey extension to right (Heath Stores) with stack at
end right. Projecting C19 plate glass shop front on ground floor with doubled half-glazed doors to centre left. Both blocks with catslide outshots to rear, that to the Post Office particularly notable.

Listing NGR: TQ7000840521

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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