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Description: Elephants Head Public House
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
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LAMBERHURST HOOK GREEN
TQ 63 NE
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
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Source: English Heritage
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