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Sissinghurst Court and Entrance Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Cranbrook, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1079 / 51°6'28"N

Longitude: 0.554 / 0°33'14"E

OS Eastings: 578884

OS Northings: 137394

OS Grid: TQ788373

Mapcode National: GBR PT6.GVS

Mapcode Global: VHJN6.KF70

Entry Name: Sissinghurst Court and Entrance Wall

Listing Date: 19 December 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067750

English Heritage Legacy ID: 169106

Location: Cranbrook, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN17

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Cranbrook & Sissinghurst

Built-Up Area: Sissinghurst

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

CRANBROOK THE STREET, (SOUTH
TQ 7837-7937 SIDE), SISSINGHURST
8/255
Sissinghurst Court
19.12.85 and Entrance Wall
GV II

House. C17 with large additions of circa 1920. Part timber-framed (to south-
west). Red brick on ground floor, exposed close studding above. Plain tiled
roof. South side: Half-hipped return wing to left (the original building) with
lower gabled projection to right. Moulded barge-boards. Two storeys and
garret in wing to left. Irregular fenestration of 5 windows on first floor
with cornice-hood over central first floor window, and 5 windows on ground
floor. Wood-framed moulded lattice casements. Tudor-arched doorway to left with
moulded surround and boarded door. East (Entrance) Front: Long return wing
to left, completely blank with projecting chimney breast and tall stack in
angle. One window on each floor of this wing. Long dormer in east wing with
gabled projection to right. Tudor-arched doorway with moulded surround, floral
carvings in spandrels and boarded door to left of projection with long lattice
wooden mullioned window to left. Casements with oval stained glass inserts.
Lattice glazing. Service wing to right behind. Entrance wall, 15 yards long,
attached to left-hand wing, with central gate piers and ball-finials. Railed
gate with scrolled panels, dog-rails and decorative overthrow. Interior: some
plasterwork in C20 block. Evidence of substantial timber-frame in
old block.


Listing NGR: TQ7888437394

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