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Ashlawn, Benenden

Description: Ashlawn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 July 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 170220

OS Grid Reference: TQ8081532824
OS Grid Coordinates: 580815, 132824
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0663, 0.5793

Location: Fuggles Court, Benenden, Kent TN17 4DN

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

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Listing Text

1350-0/7/114 Ashlawn
Large house. Built 1869 by George Devey in Kentish Vernacular
style. Built of red brick with curved tile hanging and some
timber framing. Tiled roof with brick chimney stacks.
Asymmetrical building, roughly L-shaped of 2 storeys and
attics. North or entrance front of red brick on stone base. 2
gables with carved bargeboards and pendants. Casement windows.
Recessed entrance with door with rectangular fanlight. East
front is dated 1869 on right hand end. Red brick with black
brick diaper pattern on stone base. 2 projecting brick gables.
Attics have decorative timber-framing, right hand one with
quatrefoil motifs, left one close-studded. 1st floor has
mullioned windows, ground floor mullioned and transomed
windows. External brick chimneystack to left hand side with
diaper black brickwork. South or garden front has 2 gables.
Left side gable has ground floor of brick, 1st floor hung with
curved tiles. Mullioned windows. Bellcast between ground and
first floors and 4 wooden brackets. Right side gable diaper
brick work on ground floor, pebbledashed first floor with tile
hung attics. 1 mullioned window. Modern hipped tiled roof
conservatory in angle between south and east facades. West
side elevation has red brick ground floor and curved tile hung
1st floor. Slightly projecting external brick stack with
multiple flues. Part of the original service wing has been
demolished. Interior contains well staircase with wooden splat

Listing NGR: TQ8081532824

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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