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Whisketts Farmhouse, Lamberhurst

Description: Whisketts Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 October 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 170005

OS Grid Reference: TQ6766835002
OS Grid Coordinates: 567668, 135002
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0898, 0.3928

Location: B2169, Lamberhurst, Kent TN3 8JG

Locality: Lamberhurst
Local Authority: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN3 8JG

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Listing Text

TQ 63 SE & TQ 6635-6735
(south side)
5 & 9/168 Whisketts Farmhouse

House. C16 or earlier, clad mid C18 to mid C19. Timber framed, clad with red brick
on ground floor and ornamental tile hanging on first floor. Plain tiled roof.
Probable hall house origin. Two storeys and basement on plinth with hipped roof and
stacks at centre right and projecting at end left. Four 2 and 3 light leaded wooden
casements on first floor and three on ground floor of 2 and 4 lights. Boarded door
to centre right, basement opening to right. Single storey hipped C20 extension to
right. Interior: fully framed, roof rebuilt mid C18, but tie beams with crown post
mortices and soot blacking, possibly a smoke bay. Late C17 stack (C19 exterior), of
dressed sandstone with stone inglenook repaired with red brick. Fine cellar, stone
lined with stone steps and corbels to support floor joists and with flagstone and
old brick paviour floor with drainage channels and with raised surround to internal
spring basin.

Listing NGR: TQ6768635004

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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