History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

The Paper Mill

A Grade II* Listed Building in Benenden, Kent

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.

Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0511 / 51°3'3"N

Longitude: 0.5457 / 0°32'44"E

OS Eastings: 578526

OS Northings: 131054

OS Grid: TQ785310

Mapcode National: GBR PTZ.0S9

Mapcode Global: FRA D61B.LFT

Entry Name: The Paper Mill

Listing Date: 9 June 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1281560

English Heritage Legacy ID: 170158

Location: Benenden, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN18

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Benenden

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Find accommodation in
Benenden

Listing Text

BENENDEN
TQ73SE HINKSDEN ROAD
1350-0/2/51 The Paper Mill
09/06/52
II*
House. Late C15 Wealden hall house restored c.1910.
Timberframed, close-studded with plastered infill pargetted on
brick base. Steeply pitched old tiled roof with late C16 brick
chimneystack. The 1st floor of the end window bay on the south
east front oversails on the protruding ends of the floor
joists and brackets with dragon post suriving to right hand
side. The eaves between oversail on curved brackets and a
bracket in the centre. 2 storeys 4 windows. C20 casements.
Four-centred arched doorway. Attached to right of door is C18
lead pump. Rear has later 2 storey extensions and lean-to in
matching materials. Interior has hall open to roof with
octagonal moulded crown post with 4 head braces to collar beam
and curved tension braces to tie beam. Dais beam with about
1/3 of original plank oak screen remaining and spere truss.
Dragon ties. Parlour end has a C16 4 centred arched stone
fireplace with blank shields in the spandrels and a similar
fireplace reported to the chamber above. Service end has 3
four-centred arched service entrances with 2 original plank
doors. Hall has large fireplace of c.1929. The name of the
property is derived from a paper mill situated at the
beginning of the drive way in the C19.
("West Kent and the Weald: Pevsner Buildings of England:
P.148).


Listing NGR: TQ7888131695

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Selected Sources

Source links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.