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Baldwins General Stores kingsford Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Benenden, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0668 / 51°4'0"N

Longitude: 0.5814 / 0°34'52"E

OS Eastings: 580961

OS Northings: 132888

OS Grid: TQ809328

Mapcode National: GBR PTT.3SD

Mapcode Global: FRA D639.GB9

Entry Name: Baldwins General Stores kingsford Cottage

Listing Date: 20 June 1967

Last Amended: 5 July 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1085230

English Heritage Legacy ID: 170233

Location: Benenden, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN17

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Benenden

Built-Up Area: Benenden

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

BENENDEN
TQ8032 THE STREET
1350-0/7/140 (North East side)
20/06/67 Nos.l AND 2
Kingsford Cottage and Baldwins
General Stores
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.1-2
Kingsford Cottage)
GV II
House and shop. C16 or earlier probable open hall-house
refronted in C18. Ground floor clad in red brick with grey
headers in diaperwork pattern, 1st floor tile hung. Tiled
roof, half-hipped at one end. 2 storeys 3 windows. Two C20
flat roofed dormers, three C19 casements with L hunges to
first floor. Ground floor has 2 late C19 casements flanked by
half glazed doors and canted bay shop front and 6 flush
panelled door. Early C19 castslide to rear. Large C17 external
chimneystack to rear. Shop interior has massive upright post.
Right side ground floor room has wide open fireplaces with
opening to bread oven, and spice cupboard with wooden surround
and shelf. 1st floor bedroom has remains of 1 or 2 shutter
grooves. Some jowled posts have gunstock profiles, others are
sharply cut. Octagonal crown post, probably C15.


Listing NGR: TQ8096132888

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