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Bull Inn, Benenden

Description: Bull Inn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 August 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 170222

OS Grid Reference: TQ8098432844
OS Grid Coordinates: 580984, 132844
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0664, 0.5817

Location: Orchard 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

1350-0/7/116 Bull Inn
Inn. Built c.1608, altered and extended in early C19 and again
by George Devey c.1880. Core timber-framed, refaced in red
brick on ground floor and tile hung on first floor with
pebbledashed gable. Right side elevation tile hung. Tiled
roof. 2 storeys, 3 windows to front, 2 windows to side. Front
elevation has 1 hipped dormer and right side gable with wooden
bargeboard supported on wooden brackets containing casement
window with leaded light. 3 casement windows to ground floor.
Ground floor has built out projection with tiled roof and late
C19 'chinoiserie' type glazing and entrance to front. Right
side elevation has 5 sided extension to corner with 1st floor
triple casement and ground floor 11 light 'chinoiserie' type
glazing. Right side hipped dormer. 1st floor has 3 light C19
oriel and 5 light 'chinoiserie' glazed oriel of late C19. Rear
has 2 storey early C19 wing of diaper brick work with hipped
tiled roof with 1:2 windows, probably orignally a detached
outbuilding. Interior of bar has chamfered spine beam and
joists with lambs' tongue stops. Large inglenook fireplace
with 2 gabled salt niches and integral seats. RIBA drawings
for Devey additions.

Listing NGR: TQ8098432844

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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