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Bishopsden, Benenden

Description: Bishopsden

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 July 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 170113

OS Grid Reference: TQ8437435157
OS Grid Coordinates: 584374, 135157
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0861, 0.6312

Location: Benenden, Kent TN27 8DS

Locality: Benenden
Local Authority: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN27 8DS

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Listing Text

1350-0/1/5 Bishopsden
House. Late Medieval and C16 rear wing altered in C18 and
extended with early to mid C19 front wing. Front wing has
ground floor of red brick and 1st floor tile hung. Old tiled
roof hipped to right side with end brick chimneystacks; 2
storeys: 3 windows. Central window 16-pane sashes. Others
later C19 windows with verticals only, tripartite to ground
floor. Central wooden porch with fretted decoration and sunray
emblems. Rear wing has some C18 brickwork. Interior has C18
winder stair, roll-moulded dais beam to former open hall and
c.1600 roll-moulded ceiling. Arch with possible base cruck. 6
plank doors. Original window with diamond mullions.

Listing NGR: TQ8437435157

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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