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The Red House, Benenden

Description: The Red House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 5 July 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 170145

OS Grid Reference: TQ8235434664
OS Grid Coordinates: 582354, 134664
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0823, 0.6021

Location: Benenden, Kent TN17 4AR

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

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Listing Text

1350-0/3/38 The Red House
House. c.1600 timber-framed building refronted in C18.
Exterior clad in fishscale tiles. Hipped tiled roof. 2
storeys; 5 windows. C19 casements. Hipped brick porch with
early C19 6 panelled door. Extension of 1 bay to left hand
side. Interior ground floor parlour has fine c.1600
roll-moulded ceiling and 4-centred arched stone fireplace with
blank shield in the spandrels. 1st floor room above has
4-centred arched stone fireplace and cross beams with lambs'
tongue stops. Several original late C16 plank doors. Jowled
posts and angled queen post roof with through purlins and
inserted ridgepiece. Original floor-boards.

Listing NGR: TQ8235034668

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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