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Washenden Manor, Biddenden

Description: Washenden Manor

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 August 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 180147

OS Grid Reference: TQ8636138306
OS Grid Coordinates: 586361, 138306
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1137, 0.6611

Location: Biddenden, Kent TN27 8DA

Locality: Biddenden
Local Authority: Ashford Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN27 8DA

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Listing Text

5272 Washenden Manor
TQ 83 NE 4/139
C16 or earlier timber-framed building with plaster infilling in the north-east
wall but otherwise refronted with red brick and grey headers on the ground
floor and tile hung above. Two storeys and attics. Half-hipped tiled roof
with 2 gabled dormers. Four casement windows with small square leaded panes.
Pentice to rear of roof and L wing of sheds added. The moat surrounding the
house survives intact. This was one of the original manors of Biddenden and
a court was held here. The manor was originally held by Battle Abbey.

Listing NGR: TQ8636138306

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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