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Latitude: 51.1089 / 51°6'32"N
Longitude: 0.5616 / 0°33'41"E
OS Eastings: 579416
OS Northings: 137524
OS Grid: TQ794375
Mapcode National: GBR PT6.JS7
Mapcode Global: VHJN6.PD87
Entry Name: Bell Cottage sissinghurst Post Office
Listing Date: 20 June 1967
Last Amended: 19 May 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1084811
English Heritage Legacy ID: 169098
Location: Cranbrook, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN17
District: Tunbridge Wells
Civil Parish: Cranbrook & Sissinghurst
Built-Up Area: Sissinghurst
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
CRANBROOK THE STREET, (NORTH
TQ 7837-7937 SIDE), SISSINGHURST
20.6.67 Office and Bell
listed as No 7 The
Office with the Post-
Master's House, Rose
Cloth hall, now post office and cottage. C15 altered in C16 with C18 cladding.
Timber-framed on rendered plinth with weather-boarding cladding and rendered
ground floor to right. Plain tiled roof with stack to rear at left, gablet of
rear wing appearing over main ridge towards centre. Brick stack on rear wing.
Sissinghurst Post Office, (to right). Irregular fenestration of 3 windows on
first floor, casements. Large shop-front projecting at left with central glazed
door. Large casement window to right of centre. Boarded door to right. Bell
Cottage, (to left). Two storeys. Irregular fenestration of 2 windows on first
floor and one large window in centre on ground floor, C19 casements. Boarded
door with central glazed panel to right. Central 2-storey wing to rear, with
jettied gable and octagonal oriel on brackets below. Similar coved jettied
gable on west face of this wing, on bressummer decorated with billet decoration.
Octagonal oriel below on brackets. Interior: Substantial timber-frame. Heavily
jowled posts and chamfered ground floor ceiling beams.
Listing NGR: TQ7941637524
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