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Old Standen, Benenden

Description: Old Standen

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 9 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 170208

OS Grid Reference: TQ8100530517
OS Grid Coordinates: 581005, 130517
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0455, 0.5808

Location: Standen Street, Benenden, Kent TN17 4LA

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

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Listing Text

1350-0/3/102 (East side)
09/06/52 Old Standen
House. Late C15 open hall-house with crosswing to right hand
side, late C16 chimney and C18 extension and refronting to
left hand side with C20 gable and fenestration. Timber-framed
building with only the brackets exposed to the front
elevation, but exposed close-studding to rear and jettied
overhang to cross wing. Ground floor to front red brick in
Flemish bond, 1st floor plastered but cross wing to right
faced in brick to ground floor and weatherboarded above and
left side painted brick to ground floor and tile hung above.
Steeply pitched old tiled roof with brick chimneystack. 2
storeys and attics 4 windows. C20 casements. C20 dormer with
gabled projection. C20 gabled porch. Interior has roll moulded
and crenellated dais beam and open fireplaces with wooden
bressumer. 2 3-centred arched doorways to cross wing with
floriate carved spandrels, 1st floor has jowled posts and
elaborate crown posts with most unusual rose carving to 4 head
braces and octagonal crownpost to cross wing. Rear wing has
early C17 bressumer.

Listing NGR: TQ8100530517

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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