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Tudor House, Chislet

Description: Tudor House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 29 September 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 171125

OS Grid Reference: TR2165964039
OS Grid Coordinates: 621659, 164039
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3322, 1.1806

Location: Marley Lane, Hoath, Kent CT3 4DT

Locality: Chislet
Local Authority: Canterbury City Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT3 4DT

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Listing Text

In the entry for CHISLET HARLEY LANE

5/289 Tudor House

the address shall be amended to read CHISLET FORSTAL

Tudor House



Tudor House
(formerly listed as
Tudor Cottage,
The Forstal)
TR 26 SW 5/289 29.9.52.


Hall-house of Wealden form circa 1440, with chimney and ceiling over open hall
inserted circa 1500 and porches and bay added in 1637. Timber-framed building
with plaster infilling, the end window bays of the first floor oversailing
on the protruding ends of the floor joists and with brackets and curved braces.
The recessed centre has curved braces supporting the overhanging eaves. Steeply-
pitched hipped tiled roof with C16 link chimneystack. Three casement windows.
The centre portion has a two storeyed bay dated 1637 and added then, of which
the first floor has decorative black and white scrollwork and the date and
the ground floor has been rebuilt in modern red brick. To the south of this
is a red brick porch, also added in 1637, with round-headed archway and shaped
Dutch gable. Chimneybreast on each end wall. Behind the porch is the original
wooden door surround with blank spandrels. The interior contains two inglenook
fireplaces and an original stone fireplace with blank spandrels, upright posts
with jowls, embattled beam to former open-hall, one square crownpost of circa
1440, an octagonal moulded crownpost of later date, smoke blackened rafters,
original doors and some panelling in an upstairs room.
Grade II* as a good example of a Wealden hall-house with exceptional interior

Listing NGR: TR2331864878

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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