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Lewes Heath

A Grade II Listed Building in Horsmonden, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.129 / 51°7'44"N

Longitude: 0.431 / 0°25'51"E

OS Eastings: 570199

OS Northings: 139441

OS Grid: TQ701394

Mapcode National: GBR NRJ.1SZ

Mapcode Global: VHJMY.FW6F

Entry Name: Lewes Heath

Listing Date: 10 October 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1084534

English Heritage Legacy ID: 169904

Location: Horsmonden, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN12

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Horsmonden

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Horsmonden St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

HORSMONDEN LEWES HEATH
TQ 73 NW
4/68 Lewes Heath
II

House. C16 altered and extended c.1700 and early C19. Timber framed and clad
with red and blue chequered brick on ground floor and tile hung first floor
with plain tiled roof. Two storeys, basement and attic on plinth with bellcast
to first floor and pulvinated moulded wooden eaves cornice with tripled modillions to half-hipped roof with central stack and 2 gabled dormers. Roof stepped down to right and gabled with end right stack. Regular fenestration
of 5 cross windows on first floor and 4 on ground floor with central door of
2 moulded panels in bolection moulded surround with oval fanlight and
pedimented hood on brackets. Basement openings to left. Rear wings finished
in same materials/detailing.
Interior: large scantling frames with gunstock jowled main posts in rear
wings of at least 2 builds, both at least C17 or earlier. Front range with
later frame and queen post roof; earlier features of this range include
mullioned window exposed in rear wall and inglenook initialed I.B. (a
fireback in the house bears the arms of John Browne of Horsmonden,
gunfounder to Charles I and the Commonwealth and greatest of the C17 iron
masters of the Weald).


Listing NGR: TQ7019939441

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