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A Grade II Listed Building in Benenden, Kent

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Latitude: 51.0861 / 51°5'9"N

Longitude: 0.6312 / 0°37'52"E

OS Eastings: 584374

OS Northings: 135157

OS Grid: TQ843351

Mapcode National: GBR QVT.Y46

Mapcode Global: FRA D667.XC9

Entry Name: Bishopsden

Listing Date: 5 July 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1336728

English Heritage Legacy ID: 170113

Location: Benenden, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN27

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Benenden

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

1350-0/1/5 Bishopsden
House. Late Medieval and C16 rear wing altered in C18 and
extended with early to mid C19 front wing. Front wing has
ground floor of red brick and 1st floor tile hung. Old tiled
roof hipped to right side with end brick chimneystacks; 2
storeys: 3 windows. Central window 16-pane sashes. Others
later C19 windows with verticals only, tripartite to ground
floor. Central wooden porch with fretted decoration and sunray
emblems. Rear wing has some C18 brickwork. Interior has C18
winder stair, roll-moulded dais beam to former open hall and
c.1600 roll-moulded ceiling. Arch with possible base cruck. 6
plank doors. Original window with diamond mullions.

Listing NGR: TQ8437435157

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