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Furnace Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Lamberhurst, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0953 / 51°5'43"N

Longitude: 0.3787 / 0°22'43"E

OS Eastings: 566661

OS Northings: 135578

OS Grid: TQ666355

Mapcode National: GBR NRV.6KX

Mapcode Global: FRA C6P7.7C5

Entry Name: Furnace Farmhouse

Listing Date: 10 October 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1085301

English Heritage Legacy ID: 169993

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 FURNACE LANE
TQ 6635-6735
(north side)
9/156 Furnace Farmhouse
GV II

House. Early C16, clad early C18 and extended mid C19. Main range timber framed and
clad with red and blue chequered brick on ground floor on dressed stone base and
with C19 rat-trap bond to right return and tile hung first floor. Extended with red
and blue brick. Plain tiled roof. A late Wealden or early continuous jettied house in
origin. Two storeys on plinth with hipped roof and gabled wing to left with moulded
bargeboards and with stacks to rear left and clustered to rear centre. Two 3 light
wooden casements on each floor of main range and blocked garret window in wing
with glazing bar sash and wooden casement on first floor and glazing bar sash on
ground floor with half-glazed door to right in arched surround and large flat
roofed porch. Later C19 canted bay to left return. Interior: full frame visible with
stop chamfered main beams and mortices for jetty, returned to right return on
dragon beam, the jettied wall plate to the right return elevation is retained behind
the C19 cladding. Roof of unmoulded crown post trusses arch braced to tie beams,
with soot blackening in chimney bay, suggesting a former smoke bay. Inglenook
fireplaces with stencilled designs on chimney breast.


Listing NGR: TQ6666135578

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