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Corner Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Benenden, Kent

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Latitude: 51.0701 / 51°4'12"N

Longitude: 0.5698 / 0°34'11"E

OS Eastings: 580141

OS Northings: 133222

OS Grid: TQ801332

Mapcode National: GBR PTM.T1N

Mapcode Global: FRA D629.9TB

Entry Name: Corner Cottages

Listing Date: 26 April 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1336730

English Heritage Legacy ID: 170123

Location: Benenden, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN17

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Benenden

Built-Up Area: Benenden

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

1350-0/3/24 Nos.1-4 (Consecutive)
26/04/90 Corner Cottages
Row of cottages. Nos 2 & 3 are a late C16 or early C17 lobby
entrance house, converted into cottages in C18 and altered and
extended c.1880 by George Devey or T.W. Cotman of Ipswich.
Central pair timber-framed but refronted. All are red brick
with some grey headers to ground floor with 1st floor having
late C19 timber-framing in eclectic pattern with diagonal
braces and quatrefoil motifs. Tiled roof with 3 brick chimney
stacks, including right side external stack. L-shaped building
of 2 storeys and attics. 5 windows. Nos 2 & 3 have tall gabled
dormers with lattice casements to ground floor. Gabled weather
porches. No 1 has 3 windows to side elevation and gabled
dormer. No 2 has bread oven and roll-moulded pine beam.
Gunstock jowled posts. C18 winder staircase to attic which has
through purlin roof without ridgepiece and some old
floorboards. Plank doors. Early C19 firegrate. No 3 has late
C16 or early C17 plank doors.

Listing NGR: TQ8014133222

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