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The Old Cloth Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Cranbrook, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0929 / 51°5'34"N

Longitude: 0.5563 / 0°33'22"E

OS Eastings: 579102

OS Northings: 135728

OS Grid: TQ791357

Mapcode National: GBR PTD.HF9

Mapcode Global: FRA D617.JJM

Entry Name: The Old Cloth Hall

Listing Date: 9 June 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1084868

English Heritage Legacy ID: 168932

Location: Cranbrook, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN17

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Cranbrook & Sissinghurst

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

CRANBROOK COURSEHORN LANE
TQ 73 NE
(west side)
3/82
The Old Cloth Hall
9.6.52
- II*

Cloth hall, now house. C15, floored in C16 with subsidiary C17 wing with some
C18 cladding; restored and extended in early C20. Timber framed and clad in
red brick on ground floor exposed with some close studding and curved braces
on first floor. North side tile hung. Plain tiled roofs. Tall brick stack to
rear of left hand wing on ridge. Stack off-ridge to front to right. L-plan
with earlier wing to left. 2 storeys and attics. Irregular fenestration of 3
windows on first floor and 2 on ground floor of wing to left and 4 windows on
both floors of end of projecting wing to right. Projecting stair bay on left
wing with short catslide roof. Wide and shallow square bay with small pentice
roof at end of left hand wing. 2 storey hipped roofed porch to right in angle
with right wing. Tudor-arched entrance with moulded wooden surround and
boarded and ribbed door. Interior: substantial timber frame with jowled posts.
Roof of possible crown post type with only part open showing collars removed.
Large kitchen fireplace with very wide chamfered bressummer.


Listing NGR: TQ7910235728

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