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Tower Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Goudhurst, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0858 / 51°5'8"N

Longitude: 0.4498 / 0°26'59"E

OS Eastings: 571674

OS Northings: 134686

OS Grid: TQ716346

Mapcode National: GBR PT8.SMT

Mapcode Global: FRA C6T7.YX6

Entry Name: Tower Cottage

Listing Date: 22 June 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1084751

English Heritage Legacy ID: 169428

Location: Goudhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN17

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Goudhurst

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

GOUDHURST BEDGEBURY CROSS
TQ 73 SW (west side)

9/78 Tower Cottage
GV II
Estate cottage. Circa 1850. Red brick and sandstone with slated roof. L-shaped
with tower on outside of return angle. One storey and attic on plinth with stone
quoins to roof with kneelered parapet gables and projecting and offset stack to
right with octagonal moulded paired flues. Two moulded gabled half dormers and
unappropriate central flush skylight. Two 2-light mullioned stone windows with
label hoods and central glazed door in kneelered gabled porch with four centred
arched surround and labelled hood. Recessed at right a 2-storey tower, offset on
ground floor, with pyramidal roof and narrow lancet-like lights. Rear wing with
moulded door and window surrounds with Nos 2 and 3 on the opposite side of the
Cross, the best of the group of estate cottages here built for the Bedgebury
Estate. The architect may have been Alexander Roos (c.1840) or R C Carpenter
(c.1854), both of whom worked on Bedgebury Park at those dates.


Listing NGR: TQ7167434686

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