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Godhall, Brenzett

Description: Godhall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 June 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 175464

OS Grid Reference: TR0005028707
OS Grid Coordinates: 600050, 128707
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0229, 0.8512

Location: Church Lane, Brenzett, Kent TN29 0EG

Locality: Brenzett
Local Authority: Shepway District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN29 0EG

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Listing Text


6/7 Godhall (formerly
listed as Codhall)

Farmhouse. Late C16 with late C18 facade, restored in late C20.
Timber framed. Ground floor weatherboarded, first floor tile-hung.
Plain tile roof. 5 timber-framed bays, floored from beginning through-
out; 2-bay hall, with single-bay room to right of it and single bay
containing stack and cross-passage to left. Single bay at left end of
house (to left of cross-passage) divided axially into two rooms. First
floor differently divided. 2 storeys and attic on brick plinth. Hipped
roof, with gablet to right. Multiple brick ridge stack in front slope
of roof towards left end and slender projecting stack at left end.
Irregular fenestration of four 3-light casements, C20 ribbed door
immediately to left of stack. Interior: exposed timbers. 3 four-
centred arched ground-floor doorways; 2 service doorways with hollow
spandrels and one parlour doorway with scrolls to spandrels, none in
original position. 3 first-floor doorways with plain dropped heads,
one next to original window cill in right gable end. Evidence for stairs
behind stack, against rear wall. Original partitions. 4-lights of an
8-light frieze window with ogee mullions, in rear wall of hall. Clasped
purlin roof with principal rafters trenched over purlins, cambered collars
with vertical queen-struts, intermediate collars, and ogee windbraces.

Listing NGR: TR0005028707

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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