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Date Listed: 10 October 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 170047
OS Grid Reference: TQ6773936594
OS Grid Coordinates: 567739, 136594
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1041, 0.3946
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LAMBERHURST SCHOOL HILL
8/210 No. 1 & 2 Bedlam
House pair. C18 exterior to older core, extended early C19. The earlier rear wing
timber framed and clad with red brick, weather boarding and render on ground floor
and with tile hung first floor, extended with rendered range on red brick and
sandstone base. Plain tiled roofs. Two parallel ranges, that to roadside of 1 storey
on plinth with projecting half-hipped single storey wing on sandstone plinth at left
and stacks to end left, centre right forward of ridge line, and at end right. Wooden
casement at left with ogee headed Gothick surround and glazing bar sash at right.
C20 rib and stud door to centre left with rectangular fanlight and boarded door to
centre right. The earlier rear range of 2 storeys with half-hipped roof and stacks
at end left and end right. Three wooden casements on each floor and glazed door to
left, boarded door to right. Formerly called Park Gate Cottages (a reference to the
former Court Lodge park), beneath the cottages are caves in the hillside associated
with smuggling gangs.
Listing NGR: TQ6773936594
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