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Date Listed: 5 July 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 170122
OS Grid Reference: TQ7960434393
OS Grid Coordinates: 579604, 134393
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0807, 0.5628
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In the entry for
TQ 73 SE BENENDEN COURSETHORN LANE
The address shall be amended to read
TQ 73 SE BENENDEN CRANBROOK ROAD
TQ73SE COURSETHORN LANE
House. Late C16 timberframed lobby entrance house, altered
c.1729, outshut added and refenestrated in C19. Exterior
refronted in red brick in a mixture of Flemish and English
bond to ground floor and tile hung to 1st floor. Tiled roof,
hipped to left and half-hipped to right with cruciform late
C16 brick chimneystack. 2 storeys, 3 windows. C19 metal
casements with diamond panes and simple doorcase. Gable and
outshut to rear. Interior has 2 large open fireplaces. Hall
fireplace has salt cupboard and marks of crane. Chamfered
spine beam with lamb's tongue stop. Parlour has C18 cupboard.
1st floor bedroom has early C19 duck's nest grate. Probably
reroofed in 1729. The building appears to be shown on a 1777
Cranbrook estate map as Holding Farm and was gamekeeper's
cottages to the estate within living memory.
Listing NGR: TQ7960434393
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Source: English Heritage
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