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Old Priests House

A Grade II Listed Building in Sandhurst, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0215 / 51°1'17"N

Longitude: 0.5488 / 0°32'55"E

OS Eastings: 578852

OS Northings: 127773

OS Grid: TQ788277

Mapcode National: GBR PV5.TVF

Mapcode Global: FRA D61F.1LR

Entry Name: Old Priests House

Listing Date: 9 June 1952

Last Amended: 5 July 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1085209

English Heritage Legacy ID: 170274

Location: Sandhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN18

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Sandhurst

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

In the entry for
TQ 72 NE SANDHURST BODIAM ROAD
1350-0/5/259 Old Priest's House (formerly listed as The
09/06/52 Old Priest Cottage Periwinkle Cottage 2
adjoining Cottages)
GV II

The address shall be amended to read

TQ 72 NE SANDHURST BODIAM ROAD
1350-0/5/259 Old Priest's House (formerly listed as Little
09/06/52 Haddon)
GV II

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SANDHURST
TQ72NE BODIAM ROAD
1350-0/5/259 Old Priest's House
09/06/52 (Formerly Listed as:
The Old Priest Cottage Periwinkle
Cottage 2 adjoining Cottages)
GV II
House. C15 open hall-house turned into a lobby entrance house
in late C16, refronted in early C19 when some of the timbers
were replaced. Timber-framed building, 1st floor clad in
weatherboarding with ground floor of red brick with some
header bond. Steeply pitched tiled roof with gablets and five
late C16 ribbed brick chimneystacks. 2 storeys; 4 windows.
Metal casements, mainly C20, though rear elevation has blocked
diamond mullioned windows. C20 doorcase opposite chimneystack
with 8 panelled door. Interior has roll-moulded dais beam and
spere truss. Inserted late C16 or early C17 ceiling and open
fireplace with bread oven. 1st floor has jowled posts, curved
tension braces and chamfered spine beam with lamb's tongue
stop. Octagonal crown post with 4 head braces to collar beam.
Smoke blackened roof.


Listing NGR: TQ7885227773

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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