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Court House, Bishopsbourne

Description: Court House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 March 1980
English Heritage Building ID: 170989

OS Grid Reference: TR1871352595
OS Grid Coordinates: 618713, 152595
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2306, 1.1313

Location: Crows Camp Road, Bishopsbourne, Kent CT4 5JB

Locality: Bishopsbourne
Local Authority: Canterbury City Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT4 5JB

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Listing Text

(north side)

Court House
TR 1850 21/136


Mid C15 Wealden Timber-framed house, much restored. Two storeys and attic,
rendered to front with tile roof with 2 hipped dormers and two clusters of
hexagonal brick stacks. The centre front is recessed with overhanging eaves
supported on brackets and a small modern oriel to the first floor with flanking
lights, above a 12-light window with wood mullions and transoms. Left-hand
block has a window of four lights and an elaborate rain water head of lead
above an 8-light window, wood mullions and transoms. The right-hand block
has one window of two and one of four lights above the doorway and a window
of eight mullion and transom lights. The doorway is 4-centred, in wood, with
carved spandrels and a cartouche over. The interior has a king post roof,
but the panelling and other fittings have been brought from elsewhere.

Listing NGR: TR1871852594

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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