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The Cloth Hall, Smarden

Description: The Cloth Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 17 September 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 181282

OS Grid Reference: TQ8788742357
OS Grid Coordinates: 587887, 142357
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1496, 0.6850

Location: Water Lane, Smarden, Kent TN27 8QB

Locality: Smarden
Local Authority: Ashford Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN27 8QB

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Listing Text

The Cloth Hall
(formerly listed as
Turk Farmhouse or
The Cloth Hall)
TQ 8742 23/71


C15 timber-framed and close-studded building with plaster infilling, part of
the ground floor rebuilt in red brick, the north-west end of the first floor
and part of the centre oversailing on the protruding end of the floor joists
and brackets. Tiled roof. Casement windows with diamond-paned or small square
leaded panes. Blocked 4-centred wooden doorway. Iron-studded door, with peep-hole
to the south-east of this. Two storeys. Five windows. Brick chimney breast
with offsets on the south-east wall. North-west front has dragon post and
blocked double window. The first floor of the north-west front oversails
on the protruding ends of the floor joists and brackets, with a loft door in
the centre of it approached by an outside ladder. Above is a second loft
door with a projecting hip over it, from which is suspended a hoist with a
heavy iron hook. C16 L-addition at north-west corner. Crown post roof.

Listing NGR: TQ8788742357

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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