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Down House, Lamberhurst

Description: Down House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 October 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 170087

OS Grid Reference: TQ6716035429
OS Grid Coordinates: 567160, 135429
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0938, 0.3858

Location: Furnace Lane, Lamberhurst, Kent TN3 8ET

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

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Listing Text

TQ 6635-6735
(south side)
9/250 Down House

House. 1810 incorporating an earlier, probably C18 building, and with mid C2O
extension. Red brick with reported late frame to rear, with slate roof. Two storeys
and basement with 3 storey rear service section. Plinth, rendered plat band and
paired modillion bracketted eaves to hipped roof with stacks to rear left and to
rear right. Regular fenestration of 3 glazing bar sashes on first floor and 2 on
ground floor with gauged heads and with one extra to right in single storey mid C20
garden extension. Basement opening to left. Central doubled half glazed doors with
Greek Key enrichment to lower panels in panelled suround with Greek Key and fluted
enrichment, traceried semi-circular fanlight and large Doric porch with frieze and
modillioned cornice and flight of 5 steps. Right return with 2 glazing bar sashes
each floor and steps down to basement door. Rear section of 3 storeys with
irregular fenestration of glazing bar sashes and multi-paned segmentally headed
casement to return and rear elevations. Interior: the interior of the rear wing,
although clad at same time as front section, has exposed late frame. Main staircase
with elliptical screen arch to half landing plan with turned balusters and wreathed

Listing NGR: TQ6716035429

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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