British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

The Port Reeve's House, Tonbridge

Description: The Port Reeve's House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 8 May 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 178669

OS Grid Reference: TQ5923746628
OS Grid Coordinates: 559237, 146628
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1967, 0.2777

Location: East Street, Tonbridge, Kent TN9 1HP

Locality: Tonbridge
Local Authority: Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN9 1HP

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Listing Text

1732 (South Side)
The Port Reeve's House
TQ 5946 NW 3/50 8.5.50.


Good example of a C15 timber-framed house (restored after war damage).
It is built on a raised bank fronted along the pavement with sandstone.
2 storeys and attic. 4 windows. Plaster infilling. The first floor
over-hangs on a moulded bressummer and brackets. 2 wide curved braces on
first floor. 1 gable above over-hanging on moulded bressummer and brackets
with moulded bargeboards and attic window. Also small gabled dormer to
the west. Tiled roof. On the ground and first floors beneath the gable are
oriel windows projecting on brackets and containing 5 lights each with
wooden mullions and transom. Small window of 2 lights on either side of
these oriel windows. Other windows modern. At the east end a massive
chimney breast of red brick and sandstone with brick stack. Smaller wholly
brick chimney at the west end.

Listing NGR: TQ5917046610

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.