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Watermill House, Benenden

Description: Watermill House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 9 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 170173

OS Grid Reference: TQ7979930517
OS Grid Coordinates: 579799, 130517
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0459, 0.5636

Location: Mill Street, Benenden, Kent TN17 4HL

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

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Listing Text

1350-0/2/67 (South East side)
09/06/52 Watermill House
House. Late C15 Wealden hall-house restored in C20.
Timber-framed building, close-studded with plaster infilling
on mainly stone plinth but red brick to left hand side. 2
storeys 4 windows. The 1st floor of the end window bays
oversails on the protruding ends of the floor joists and
brackets. The eaves between oversail on curved braces and a
bracket. 2 storeys, 4 windows. C20 restored mullions including
tall hall window. Southern ground floor window consists of 2
wide lights with four-centred heads. Original four-centred
arched doorcase with quatrefoil carving to spandrels and plank
door. South front also has jetty to 1st floor. Interior has
dais beam, inserted C16 ceiling to former open hall and open
fireplace with wooden bressumer. Octagonal crown post.
(West Kent and the Weald: N. Pevsner B.o.E.: P. 148).

Listing NGR: TQ7980230515

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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