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Sissinghurst Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Cranbrook, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1238 / 51°7'25"N

Longitude: 0.5401 / 0°32'24"E

OS Eastings: 577851

OS Northings: 139128

OS Grid: TQ778391

Mapcode National: GBR PSZ.KCF

Mapcode Global: VHJN6.90WS

Entry Name: Sissinghurst Park

Listing Date: 19 May 1986

Last Amended: 28 November 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1084870

English Heritage Legacy ID: 168939

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

In the entry for:
CRANBROOK Cranbrook Common
TQ 73 NE
(west side)
3/88 Hartridge House
- II

The entry shall be amended to read:
TQ 73 NE CRANBROOK Cranbrook Common
(west side)
3/88 Cranbrook Court
- II

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In the entry for:-
CRANBROOK CRANBROOK COMMON
TQ 73 NE
(west side)
3/88
Cranbrook Court
II
The entry shall be amended to read:-
TQ 73 NE CRANBROOK CRANBROOK COMMON
(west side)
3/88 Sissinghurst Park
II

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CRANBROOK CRANBROOK COMMON
TQ 73 NE
(west side)
3/88
- Hartridge House
- II

Country house, in landscaped garden. 1913, possibly by Mervyn Macartney. Red
brick with raised rusticated quoins, band and gauged heads. Deep coved eaves
cornice to plain tiled hipped roof with 9 hipped dormers. Tall brick stack
in centre behind ridge, with tall brick stacks to left and right of garden side
wings and single stacks at right end and to left. Entrance front: Flanking
wings to entrance. 2 storeys and attics. Central 2 storey porch with stone
triangular pediment above and keyed rusticated round-arched entrance below.
Panelled down. Single tall window to right, lighting staircase. Garden front:
Wings projecting to left and right. 2 storeys and attics. Slightly irregular
front of 2-2-3-2-1 rhythm, lattice wood-framed cross-windows with casements.
Central doubled panelled doors with large wooden open segmental pediment over
on brackets and wooden surround. Prominent downpipes with decorated hopper-
heads, dated 1913. Interior: 3-flight rectangular newel staircase with sala-
monic balusters.


Listing NGR: TQ7785139128

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