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The Owl House, Lamberhurst

Description: The Owl House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 October 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 170034

OS Grid Reference: TQ6638237289
OS Grid Coordinates: 566382, 137289
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1107, 0.3755

Location: Lamberhurst, Kent TN3 8LY

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

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Listing Text

TQ 63 NE
(north side)
3/197 The Owl House

House. C16. Timber framed and clad with red and blue chequered brick on ground
floor with tile hung first floor and plain tiled roof. Two storeys on sandstone
plinth with bellcast to first floor and with roof half-hipped to left with stacks to
rear and projecting cluster at end right. Wooden casements of 3, 2, 2 and 3 lights
on first floor and of 4, 2 and 4 lights on ground floor with half-glazed door to
centre left with sidelights. Lean-to outshot at right and catslide outshot to rear
with C20 single storey service wing. Interior: full frame visible with large stone
inglenook to projecting stack, and unusual revolving circular hanger set into main
beam of end left bay said to be for hanging skeins of wool from. Archival material
records the house in 1522; named for the 'Owlers' or smugglers who used the
property C16-C18.

Listing NGR: TQ6638237289

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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