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Description: Nos 1, 2 and 3 the Crown and Carriage Entrance to South
Date Listed: 23 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 174592
OS Grid Reference: TQ7860043072
OS Grid Coordinates: 578600, 143072
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1590, 0.5527
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STAPLEHURST HIGH STREET
TQ 7843 (East side)
5/126 Nos. 1, 2 and
3 The Crown and
23.5.67 carriage entrance
as Crown Cottages)
House row, possibly formerly an inn. Mid C16, restored early C20.
Timber framed with rendered infilling. Plain tile roof. Approximately
8 timber-framed bays; including 2 stack bays. 2 storeys and cellars.
Brick plinth, with stone base to left end. Close-studded. Continuous
jetty on moulded bressumer, with moulded solid-spandrel brackets. Mid-
height rail to first floor, interrupted by principal posts and by
studs flanking windows. Roof half-hipped to left with gablet; to right,
hipped with gablet down to lower ridge over right end of main range and
over carriage entrance. Brick ridge stacks to second and sixth timber-
framed bays from left, with rear brick stack between them and another
to right end. Irregular fenestration of 6 leaded 3-light wood mullion
casements. 3 ribbed doors with 4-centred-arched heads; one to left
stack bay, one towards right end of fourth timber-framed bay from left,
and one to right of seventh bay from left, each up a flight of stone
steps and with small grilled judas. Arch-braced carriage entrance to
right end. Interior not inspected.
Listing NGR: TQ7856543164
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Source: English Heritage
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