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Description: Godden House
Date Listed: 14 March 1980
English Heritage Building ID: 170983
OS Grid Reference: TR1890655361
OS Grid Coordinates: 618906, 155361
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2554, 1.1358
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In the entry for BEKESBOURNE THE STREET
28/129 Godden House
the address shall be amended to read THE STREET
Goddon House and
Nos 1,2 and 3
5273 BEKESBOURNE THE STREET
TR 1855 28/129
C17 altered in C19. These originally comprised 7 cottages. The north-westernmost
cottage Godden House with the former shop attached is a timber-framed building
restored in the C19, the ground floor faced with red brick, the first floor
tile-hung and oversailing on a bressumer. The cottage portion has sprocket
eaves and the shop portion a small gable with scalloped bargeboards. Tiled
roof. L-range to rear with C17 chimneyystack. The next cottage, No 1 in the
south-west front is dated 1699 with the initials E S W. Two storeys red brick.
Its north-west half has a tiled roof and 2 hipped dormers and its south-east
half a stringcourse and a slate roof. Gabled weatherporoh with wooden twisted
columns. The other cottages form the return front facing south-east. Two
storeys red brick. Slate roof. Seven casement windows facing south, 4 casement
windows facing south-east. These cottages belonged to the Bifrons estate.
Listing NGR: TR1892055359
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Source: English Heritage
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