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The Owl House

A Grade II Listed Building in Lamberhurst, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1107 / 51°6'38"N

Longitude: 0.3755 / 0°22'31"E

OS Eastings: 566382

OS Northings: 137289

OS Grid: TQ663372

Mapcode National: GBR NRM.CRL

Mapcode Global: VHJN3.GBCV

Entry Name: The Owl House

Listing Date: 10 October 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1085274

English Heritage Legacy ID: 170034

Location: Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN3

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Lamberhurst

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Lamberhurst St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

LAMBERHURST MOUNT PLEASANT
TQ 63 NE
(north side)
3/197 The Owl House
II

House. C16. Timber framed and clad with red and blue chequered brick on ground
floor with tile hung first floor and plain tiled roof. Two storeys on sandstone
plinth with bellcast to first floor and with roof half-hipped to left with stacks to
rear and projecting cluster at end right. Wooden casements of 3, 2, 2 and 3 lights
on first floor and of 4, 2 and 4 lights on ground floor with half-glazed door to
centre left with sidelights. Lean-to outshot at right and catslide outshot to rear
with C20 single storey service wing. Interior: full frame visible with large stone
inglenook to projecting stack, and unusual revolving circular hanger set into main
beam of end left bay said to be for hanging skeins of wool from. Archival material
records the house in 1522; named for the 'Owlers' or smugglers who used the
property C16-C18.


Listing NGR: TQ6638237289

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