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Elephants Head Public House, Lamberhurst

Description: Elephants Head Public House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 October 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 170018

OS Grid Reference: TQ6555935856
OS Grid Coordinates: 565559, 135856
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0981, 0.3631

Location: Furnace Lane, Lamberhurst, Kent TN3 8LJ

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

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Listing Text

TQ 63 NE
(south side)
3/181 Elephants Head Public

Public House. C16 or earlier altered early C19. Timber framed and part exposed with
plaster infill on first floor and with painted brick infill to return elevations,
ground floor rebuilt with sandstone. Plain tiled roof. Four framed bay range with
return wings. Two storeys on plinth with continuous jetty to first floor with ogee
braced frame. Hipped roof with stacks to right and clustered at left. Two 2 light
and two central four light windows on each floor, the central ground floor windows
in shallow stone bays, wooden casements on first floor and with painted brick
mullions on ground floor. Rib and stud doors to left and to right. Exposed frame on
left return elevation less altered especially on the ground floor, with irregular
casements and panelled door wih flat hood on brackets with outshots and single
storey extensions to rear. Tile hung right return. Interior: large brick fireplaces,
exposed frame and largely C19 ground floor, the sandstone blocks showing weathering
on the inner face and probably re-used from elsewhere.

Listing NGR: TQ6555935856

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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