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Latitude: 51.0905 / 51°5'25"N
Longitude: 0.5451 / 0°32'42"E
OS Eastings: 578328
OS Northings: 135433
OS Grid: TQ783354
Mapcode National: GBR PTD.DNQ
Mapcode Global: FRA D617.L5M
Entry Name: Hancock's Farmhouse
Listing Date: 20 June 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1084786
English Heritage Legacy ID: 169132
Location: Cranbrook, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN17
District: Tunbridge Wells
Civil Parish: Cranbrook & Sissinghurst
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
CRANBROOK TILSDEN LANE
TQ 73 NE
3/281 (east side)
20.6.67 Hancock's Farmhouse
Farmhouse, now house. Early C16 with mid C16 block to left. Timber-framed
on red brick plinth and plastered, with plain tiled roofs, half-hipped to
right arch return cross wing. End brick stacks and large stack in centre
at rear. Continuous jetty over ground floor with slight step up to right
at junction between left hand block and wing, all on curved brackets. 2
storeys and garrets with window in garret of cross wing. Slightly irregular
4 window front, large C19 wood framed lattice casements. Boarded and ribbed
door with transom light over in moulded architrave surround to right of centre.
Deep catslide extension to rear. Interior: Substantial timber frame. Large
fireplace with deep wooden bressummer. North east block has side-purlin
roof with collars and diminishing principals. Some curved braces. Wing
has heavier scantling roof with collars and very small spaces between rafters.
Early C18 staircase, brought in circa 1978.
Listing NGR: TQ7832835433
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