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The Old Manor House, Benenden

Description: The Old Manor House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 170134

OS Grid Reference: TQ8058833097
OS Grid Coordinates: 580588, 133097
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0688, 0.5762

Location: B2086, 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

1350-0/3/27 The Old Manor House
House. East wing is late C15 timber-framed. Wealden hall-house
refronted in C19 and restored in C20, L-wing to west is C20.
Original building faced with tiles on a red brick plinth. 1st
floor of end window bays oversails on protruding ends of floor
joists and brackets. Sprocket eaves, the centre portion
between the oversailing window bays project on curved braces
at the sides and on bracket to the centre. Steeply pitched
tiled roof with gablets and off central late C16 cruciform
stack. 2 storeys 4 windows. Mullioned windows with diamond-
shaped or small square leaded panes. Doorcase with flat hood
on brackets. External stone chimneystack to rear. L wing to
west is C20. Timber-framed with plastered infill. Tiled roof
with brick chimneystack. 2 storeys and attics: 5 windows. 2
hipped dormers. Casements with leaded lights. Left gable tile
hung. East wing has end of hall beam, 2 original service
entrances and octagonal moulded crown post.
(Photographs in N.B.R.).

Listing NGR: TQ8058833097

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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