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Watermill House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Benenden, Kent

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Latitude: 51.0459 / 51°2'45"N

Longitude: 0.5636 / 0°33'49"E

OS Eastings: 579799

OS Northings: 130517

OS Grid: TQ797305

Mapcode National: GBR PTZ.C9P

Mapcode Global: FRA D62C.1DP

Entry Name: Watermill House

Listing Date: 9 June 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1281500

English Heritage Legacy ID: 170173

Location: Benenden, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN17

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Benenden

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

1350-0/2/67 (South East side)
09/06/52 Watermill House
House. Late C15 Wealden hall-house restored in C20.
Timber-framed building, close-studded with plaster infilling
on mainly stone plinth but red brick to left hand side. 2
storeys 4 windows. The 1st floor of the end window bays
oversails on the protruding ends of the floor joists and
brackets. The eaves between oversail on curved braces and a
bracket. 2 storeys, 4 windows. C20 restored mullions including
tall hall window. Southern ground floor window consists of 2
wide lights with four-centred heads. Original four-centred
arched doorcase with quatrefoil carving to spandrels and plank
door. South front also has jetty to 1st floor. Interior has
dais beam, inserted C16 ceiling to former open hall and open
fireplace with wooden bressumer. Octagonal crown post.
(West Kent and the Weald: N. Pevsner B.o.E.: P. 148).

Listing NGR: TQ7980230515

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