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Latitude: 51.0563 / 51°3'22"N
Longitude: 0.5032 / 0°30'11"E
OS Eastings: 575522
OS Northings: 131527
OS Grid: TQ755315
Mapcode National: GBR PTQ.N1S
Mapcode Global: FRA C6YB.7VW
Entry Name: Holmans
Listing Date: 9 June 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1084566
English Heritage Legacy ID: 169781
Location: Hawkhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN18
District: Tunbridge Wells
Civil Parish: Hawkhurst
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
HAWKHURST SLIP MILL ROAD
TQ 73 SE (east side)
House. C15, altered c.1600. Timber framed and clad with weather-boarding and
tile hanging and red brick to return elevation; with plain tiled roof. Hall house
in origin, extended and ceiled over C16. Two storeys on brick base with stacks to
end left, and clustered to centre right, to the right of which the roof ridge
steps down slightly. Five wooden casements of 4, 4, 2, 3 and 2-lights respec-
tively on first floor, and three of 3, 4 and 3-lights on ground floor, with half-
glazed door to centre right. Two storey rear wing, c.1600 and extended early
C20. Interior: late crown post roof with straight unmoulded posts and ogee
bracing with sous-laces made of reused moulded timbers not blackened and C16 in
character; the rear wing with reused soot-blackened rafters, and the lower roof of
the main range probably also with remains of earlier roof. The stack occupies a
smoke-bay with soot-blackened lathe and plaster partitions. Frame of large scant-
ling, with jowled posts, knee-braced tie beams, chamfered beams. Very large
inglenook with double flue, and large fireplace in end left ground floor room with
four centred arched head, deeply incised spandrels with crude head carvings.
Named after the Holman family.
Listing NGR: TQ7552131523
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