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Dockenden, Benenden

Description: Dockenden

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 July 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 170136

OS Grid Reference: TQ8173635415
OS Grid Coordinates: 581736, 135415
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0893, 0.5937

Location: Benenden, Kent TN17 4AN

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

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Listing Text

1350-0/1/29 Dockenden
House. C16 house, probably originally with smoke bay. Later
converted to lobby entrance house. Timber-framed building,
refronted in early C19 in red brick with grey headers, partly
in English bond, to ground floor and tile hung to 1st floor.
Steeply pitched old tiled roof with cemented chimneystack. 2
storeys, 3 windows. C20 casements. Left side early C19 plank
door. Right side elevation has C20 brickwork and external
chimneystack. Early C19 lean to extension to left in Flemish
bond. Rear elevation has early C10 lean to extension with iron
door knocker and letterbox. Interior has open fireplace with
lambs' tongue stops. Beehive-shaped bread oven and salt
cupboard. Some original diamond-mullioned windows in frame.
Coffin hatch. 1st floor has exposed jowled posts and section
of plaster with pargetting. C16 or early C17 3 plank door.

Listing NGR: TQ8173635415

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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