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Description: The Wealden Hall Restaurant
Date Listed: 25 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 179337
OS Grid Reference: TQ7035158303
OS Grid Coordinates: 570351, 158303
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2984, 0.4421
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EAST MALLING & LARKFIELD LONDON ROAD
TQ 75 NW
The Wealden Hall
Farmhouse, now restaurant. Late C14 to right with mid C17 block to left. MAIN
BLOCK. Exposed timber-framing with curved braces and brick infilling. 1st
floors of service and solar ends jettied forward on brackets and joists. Dragon
post to right. Central recess with eaves carried on 2 curved braces. Plain
tiled hipped roof with gablets, 1 gabled dormer to left, central stack off-ridge
to front and end stack to right. 2 storeys; irregular 2 window front, all win-
dows being in central recess except on ground floor with one window on left hand
side of ground floor under right hand jetty. All windows glazing bar sashes,
except non-opening window with glazing bars on ground floor to right. Arched
doorway to right of recess with C20 boarded and ribbed door and 2 storey bay
window to left. EXTENSION. Timber-framed, exposed on 1st floor, with red brick
dressings. Coursed rubble stone ground floor with red brick dressings. Plain
tiled roof with central ridge stack. 2 storeys and cellars; irregular 2 window
front, glazing bar sashes except casement on 1st floor to left. One segment-
headed collar light to right. C20 boarded and ribbed door with pentice hood,
off-centre to left. REAR OF MAIN BLOCK. Gabled stair-tower to rear. INTERIOR.
Hall, floored over, with collar-purlin roof and crown-post. Longitudinal crown-
post roof over 1st floor of service-end, which may be remains of upper floor
hall, from which the house was later extrapolated.
Listing NGR: TQ7035158303
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Source: English Heritage
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