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Tudor House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Chislet, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3322 / 51°19'56"N

Longitude: 1.1806 / 1°10'50"E

OS Eastings: 621659

OS Northings: 164040

OS Grid: TR216640

Mapcode National: GBR VYY.K8X

Mapcode Global: VHLG9.DSZ2

Entry Name: Tudor House

Listing Date: 29 September 1952

Last Amended: 8 February 1982

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1084381

English Heritage Legacy ID: 171125

Location: Chislet, Canterbury, Kent, CT3

County: Kent

District: Canterbury

Civil Parish: Chislet

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

In the entry for CHISLET HARLEY LANE

5/289 Tudor House

the address shall be amended to read CHISLET FORSTAL

Tudor House

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1.
5273 CHISLET MARLEY LANE

Tudor House
(formerly listed as
Tudor Cottage,
The Forstal)
TR 26 SW 5/289 29.9.52.

II*


2.
Hall-house of Wealden form circa 1440, with chimney and ceiling over open hall
inserted circa 1500 and porches and bay added in 1637. Timber-framed building
with plaster infilling, the end window bays of the first floor oversailing
on the protruding ends of the floor joists and with brackets and curved braces.
The recessed centre has curved braces supporting the overhanging eaves. Steeply-
pitched hipped tiled roof with C16 link chimneystack. Three casement windows.
The centre portion has a two storeyed bay dated 1637 and added then, of which
the first floor has decorative black and white scrollwork and the date and
the ground floor has been rebuilt in modern red brick. To the south of this
is a red brick porch, also added in 1637, with round-headed archway and shaped
Dutch gable. Chimneybreast on each end wall. Behind the porch is the original
wooden door surround with blank spandrels. The interior contains two inglenook
fireplaces and an original stone fireplace with blank spandrels, upright posts
with jowls, embattled beam to former open-hall, one square crownpost of circa
1440, an octagonal moulded crownpost of later date, smoke blackened rafters,
original doors and some panelling in an upstairs room.
Grade II* as a good example of a Wealden hall-house with exceptional interior
features.


Listing NGR: TR2331864878

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