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Dingleden House, Benenden

Description: Dingleden House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 170193

OS Grid Reference: TQ8166731135
OS Grid Coordinates: 581667, 131135
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0508, 0.5906

Location: Dingleden Lane, Benenden, Kent TN17 4JU

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

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Listing Text

1350-0/8/86 Dingleden House
House, formerly farmhouse. C15 timberframed open hall-house
altered in C16 and restored in C20. Front has exposed
close-studding with plaster infill, the left side elevation is
tile hung. Rear elevation has C20 brick extension. Steeply
pitched C20 tiled roof with cruciform brick chimneystack. 2
storeys. 4 windows. Mainly mullioned windows with
diamond-shaped leaded panes. The 1st floor of the end window
bays originally oversailed on the protruding ends of the floor
joists and brackets with curved braces, but the north bay has
been underbuilt and the ground floor below the south overhang
has been refaced in red brick. The centre portion has coved
eaves and a bay on both floors containing 2 tiers of 7 lights
with wooden mullions and transoms, each flanked by a tiny
window, with a gable above oversailing on a curved bressumer
and containing an attic window and pendant. Restored door
flanked by durns.

Listing NGR: TQ8166731135

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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