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Stair House

A Grade II Listed Building in Lamberhurst, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1016 / 51°6'5"N

Longitude: 0.3934 / 0°23'36"E

OS Eastings: 567664

OS Northings: 136312

OS Grid: TQ676363

Mapcode National: GBR NRN.XZ5

Mapcode Global: VHJN3.RKTW

Entry Name: Stair House

Listing Date: 10 October 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1099224

English Heritage Legacy ID: 170042

Location: Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN3

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Lamberhurst

Built-Up Area: 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 SCHOOL HILL
TQ 6636-6736
(east side)
8/205 Stair House
GV II

House, now flats. 1889 by Christopher and White, architects ( B.O.E. Kent, I, p.364).
Red brick on sandstone base and tile hung with some exposed framing with plaster
infill. Plain tiled roof. Picturesque 'Old English' style after the fashion of R.
Norman Shaw. Main block to right of two storeys and attic on plinth with projecting
and jettied gabled wing to left, 2 gabled dormers and large offset and moulded
stack projecting at right, with similar moulded ridge stacks to left and to centre
left. Full height half-octagonal bay to centre left and 3 light casements to right
on each floor, and 2 and 4 light casements to left hand gable, with mullioned and
transomed stone window on ground floor and boarded door in recessed four centred
arched doorway. Oriel and irregular casements to right return. Two storey section to
left, possibly a later extension, or else part of the service quarters differentiated
externally, with jetty and with bargeboarded gables and oriel on first floor, and
bay on ground floor, with one storey and attic linking block. Irregular extensions
and wings to rear. On the site of the ancient Stone House where the manor courts of
the holdings of Robertsbridge Abbey in Lamberhurst were held. See J.H. Moon, The
Downhill Path.


Listing NGR: TQ6766436312

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