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Down House

A Grade II Listed Building in Lamberhurst, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0938 / 51°5'37"N

Longitude: 0.3858 / 0°23'8"E

OS Eastings: 567160

OS Northings: 135429

OS Grid: TQ671354

Mapcode National: GBR NRV.8CW

Mapcode Global: FRA C6P7.B44

Entry Name: Down House

Listing Date: 10 October 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1085256

English Heritage Legacy ID: 170087

Location: Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN3

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Lamberhurst

Built-Up Area: Lamberhurst

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Lamberhurst St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

LAMBERHURST THE DOWN
TQ 6635-6735
(south side)
9/250 Down House
GV II

House. 1810 incorporating an earlier, probably C18 building, and with mid C2O
extension. Red brick with reported late frame to rear, with slate roof. Two storeys
and basement with 3 storey rear service section. Plinth, rendered plat band and
paired modillion bracketted eaves to hipped roof with stacks to rear left and to
rear right. Regular fenestration of 3 glazing bar sashes on first floor and 2 on
ground floor with gauged heads and with one extra to right in single storey mid C20
garden extension. Basement opening to left. Central doubled half glazed doors with
Greek Key enrichment to lower panels in panelled suround with Greek Key and fluted
enrichment, traceried semi-circular fanlight and large Doric porch with frieze and
modillioned cornice and flight of 5 steps. Right return with 2 glazing bar sashes
each floor and steps down to basement door. Rear section of 3 storeys with
irregular fenestration of glazing bar sashes and multi-paned segmentally headed
casement to return and rear elevations. Interior: the interior of the rear wing,
although clad at same time as front section, has exposed late frame. Main staircase
with elliptical screen arch to half landing plan with turned balusters and wreathed
rail.


Listing NGR: TQ6716035429

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