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Description: Tong House
Date Listed: 24 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 176433
OS Grid Reference: TQ9594656236
OS Grid Coordinates: 595946, 156236
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2716, 0.8077
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TQ 95 NE EASTLING TONG LANE
Wealden hall house, now house. C15. Timber framed and exposed
with plaster infill and part underbuilt with painted brick, with
plain tiled roof. Four framed bays, with framed and continuously
jettied wing to right rear. Two storeys on flint plinth with
left and right end bays jettied on dragon posts, the left jetty
underbuilt. Flying wall plate on solid curved braces and hipped
roof with gablets and stacks to rear right, centre right and
projecting end left. Irregular fenestration of one 2 storey
canted bay window to centre left, and 4 wooden casements on
first floor and 4 glazing bar sashes and 1 wooden casement in bay
window on ground floor. Door of 6 raised and fielded panels to
left with semi-circular traceried fan. Four centre arched door
surround to original screens passage to centre right, with carved
head and carvings of pelican and cockatrice in spandrels.
Interior: smoke blackening, crown post roof. The rear four
centred arched door surround to screens passage has been moved
to rear of present front door. Stack inserted into hell
originally backing onto screens passage.
Listing NGR: TQ9594656236
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Source: English Heritage
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