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Heronden Hall, Tenterden

Description: Heronden Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 June 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 179820

OS Grid Reference: TQ8779232777
OS Grid Coordinates: 587792, 132777
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0636, 0.6787

Location: Tenterden, Kent TN30 7QA

Locality: Tenterden
Local Authority: Ashford Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN30 7QA

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Listing Text

(West Side)

Heronden Hall
TQ 83 SE 3/120A


Dated 1846 and built in Jacobean style. The architect was Donthorne.
2 storeys and attics built of rubble. 2 protruding end gables. Fishscale
tiled roof it 2 sets of clustered twisted chimneys. Double oriels through
2 storeys with mullioned and transomed diamond paned windows. Porch with
a parapet having blank shields and octagonal pilasters. Plinth. On the
battlements there is a shield with the motto "Louis Deo" and various heraldic
beasts. The central portion of the house has 2 arched windows with carved
figures in the spandrels. The water spouts have moulded iron dogs' or
cow's heads. The rainwater heads have devil's masks dated 1840 with the
initials WW intertwined on a shield. Octagonal bell turret on roof. Attached
to the left is a stable-wing also of rubble blocks of 2 storeys. Slate
roof. 2 blocked mullioned and transomed windows. Gable with carriage
entrance underneath.

Listing NGR: TQ8781832760

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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