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A Grade II Listed Building in Benenden, Kent

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Latitude: 51.0807 / 51°4'50"N

Longitude: 0.5628 / 0°33'45"E

OS Eastings: 579604

OS Northings: 134393

OS Grid: TQ796343

Mapcode National: GBR PTL.535

Mapcode Global: FRA D628.736

Entry Name: Crabtree

Listing Date: 5 July 1993

Last Amended: 2 November 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1281592

English Heritage Legacy ID: 170122

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

In the entry for
1350-0/2/14 Crabtree
- II

The address shall be amended to read

1350-0/2/14 Crabtree
- II


1350-0/2/14 Crabtree
House. Late C16 timberframed lobby entrance house, altered
c.1729, outshut added and refenestrated in C19. Exterior
refronted in red brick in a mixture of Flemish and English
bond to ground floor and tile hung to 1st floor. Tiled roof,
hipped to left and half-hipped to right with cruciform late
C16 brick chimneystack. 2 storeys, 3 windows. C19 metal
casements with diamond panes and simple doorcase. Gable and
outshut to rear. Interior has 2 large open fireplaces. Hall
fireplace has salt cupboard and marks of crane. Chamfered
spine beam with lamb's tongue stop. Parlour has C18 cupboard.
1st floor bedroom has early C19 duck's nest grate. Probably
reroofed in 1729. The building appears to be shown on a 1777
Cranbrook estate map as Holding Farm and was gamekeeper's
cottages to the estate within living memory.

Listing NGR: TQ7960434393

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