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Campion House, Benenden

Description: Campion House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 June 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 170205

OS Grid Reference: TQ8065430844
OS Grid Coordinates: 580654, 130844
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0485, 0.5760

Location: Standen Street, Benenden, Kent TN17 4LB

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

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Listing Text

1350-0/3/98 (East side)
20/06/67 Campion House
House. Late C15 open hall with service end with C16 solar and
chamber above added to left and early to mid C19 extension
added to rear right. Timber-framed building, the right hand
part with red brick to ground floor and close-studding with
plaster infill above. Left hand part has square panels of
timber-framing. Left hand side tile hung. Steeply pitched old
tiled roof with late C16 brick chimneystack. L-shaped building
of 2 storeys and attics, 4 windows. Mainly C20 casements. C20
brick porch. Attached to rear is an early to mid C19
extension, red brick and tile hung to front and red brick and
weatherboarded at rear with 4 lattice casement windows.
Originally this was a smoke bay to the open hall which has
been replaced by an early C17 fireplace with wooden bressumer
and spice cupboards. Parlour has late C16 open fireplace with
moulded bressumer and rose carving. Remains of shutter grooves
to original windows. 1st floor has octagonal crownpost with 4
head braces, remains of the smoke bay and pargetting. The C16
wing has jowled posts and roof of collar bream and butt
purlins with chamfers and run out stops. Late C16 chamber
fireplace and 2 plank door.

Listing NGR: TQ8065430844

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Source: English Heritage

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