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Goudhurst House and Newsagent's Shop

A Grade II Listed Building in Goudhurst, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1138 / 51°6'49"N

Longitude: 0.4603 / 0°27'36"E

OS Eastings: 572302

OS Northings: 137819

OS Grid: TQ723378

Mapcode National: GBR PT2.362

Mapcode Global: VHJN4.X8PJ

Entry Name: Goudhurst House and Newsagent's Shop

Listing Date: 22 June 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1084672

English Heritage Legacy ID: 169537

Location: Goudhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN17

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Goudhurst

Built-Up Area: Goudhurst

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

GOUDHURST HIGH STREET
TQ 7237-7337 (north side)

15/187
Goudhurst House and
Newsagent's shop
GV II
House and Newsagent's shop. C18. Timber framed and clad with tile hanging, with
red brick and mathematical tile to return elevations. Plain tiled roof. Two
storeys and attic on plinth with parapet to gambrel roof, with 2 flat roofed
dormers and stacks to rear left and to rear right, and projecting and truncated at
end right. Originally regular fenestration, with 3 light mullioned and transomed
wooden casements to left and right and 2-light window to centre on 1st floor.
Three light casement to left on ground floor, and late C19 plate glass shop front
to right, with canted bays and doubled half-glazed doors. Central half-glazed
door with traceried semicircular fanlight and pediment-shaped hood. Two storey
hipped rear wing. Sometime Poor House, run by "General" George Street, who had
organised the successful resistance to the attack on Goudhurst by the Hawkhurst
Smuggling Gang in 1747.


Listing NGR: TQ7229637828

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