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Great Bachelors Hall, Biddenden

Description: Great Bachelors Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 4 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 180197

OS Grid Reference: TQ8326638496
OS Grid Coordinates: 583266, 138496
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1164, 0.6171

Location: Sissinghurst Road, Biddenden, Kent TN27 8EY

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

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Listing Text

Great Bachelors Hall
(formerly listed as
Great Bachelors)
TQ 83 NW 3/96 4.6.52.

This was built by the Allard family. However, in 1614, Elizabeth, the daughter
of Henry Allard married Thomas Bachelor and brought the house into the hands
of the Bachelor family, after whom it is called. A C15 timber-framed and
close-studded building with plaster infilling, the ground floor rebuilt in
red brick and grey headers. Half-hipped tiled roof. Original casement windows
on the 1st floor, 6 small and 2 large, with diamond-shaped leaded panes and
old green glass. 2 modern casement windows to ground floor.

Listing NGR: TQ8326638496

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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