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Corner Cottages, Benenden

Description: Corner Cottages

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 170123

OS Grid Reference: TQ8014133222
OS Grid Coordinates: 580141, 133222
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0701, 0.5698

Location: Mounts Hill, Benenden, Kent TN17 4ES

Locality: Benenden
Local Authority: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN17 4ES

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Listing Text

1350-0/3/24 Nos.1-4 (Consecutive)
26/04/90 Corner Cottages
Row of cottages. Nos 2 & 3 are a late C16 or early C17 lobby
entrance house, converted into cottages in C18 and altered and
extended c.1880 by George Devey or T.W. Cotman of Ipswich.
Central pair timber-framed but refronted. All are red brick
with some grey headers to ground floor with 1st floor having
late C19 timber-framing in eclectic pattern with diagonal
braces and quatrefoil motifs. Tiled roof with 3 brick chimney
stacks, including right side external stack. L-shaped building
of 2 storeys and attics. 5 windows. Nos 2 & 3 have tall gabled
dormers with lattice casements to ground floor. Gabled weather
porches. No 1 has 3 windows to side elevation and gabled
dormer. No 2 has bread oven and roll-moulded pine beam.
Gunstock jowled posts. C18 winder staircase to attic which has
through purlin roof without ridgepiece and some old
floorboards. Plank doors. Early C19 firegrate. No 3 has late
C16 or early C17 plank doors.

Listing NGR: TQ8014133222

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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