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Latitude: 51.1297 / 51°7'46"N
Longitude: 0.6511 / 0°39'3"E
OS Eastings: 585591
OS Northings: 140056
OS Grid: TQ855400
Mapcode National: GBR QVG.3DN
Mapcode Global: VHJN2.7VJV
Entry Name: Standen
Listing Date: 16 August 1962
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1185339
English Heritage Legacy ID: 180205
Location: Biddenden, Ashford, Kent, TN27
Civil Parish: Biddenden
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
BIDDENDEN STANDEN AREA
TQ 84 SE 2/160 16.8.62.
Cl5 timber-framed building restored with an elaborate timbered front and plaster
infilling. Part of the ground floor is close-studded. The 1st floor oversails
on an embattled bressumer with a plaster cove beneath it and carved brackets.
The whole of the 1st floor is decorated with ornamental timbering in diamond
and semi circles. Two storeys and attics. Hipped tiled roof with 2 hipped
dormers. Wooden eaves cornice. Three casement windows. Massive red brick
chinneybreast on the north-east wall. The south-west wall has been refaced
with red brick on the ground floor and tile hung above. The interior has
oak panelling and the front room is dated 1578. The building is said to have
been used by one of the religious houses as a hostelry for pilgrims on their
way to Canterbury.
Listing NGR: TQ8559140056
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