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Oakfield House and Wellington House

A Grade II Listed Building in Hawkhurst, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0494 / 51°2'58"N

Longitude: 0.5055 / 0°30'19"E

OS Eastings: 575709

OS Northings: 130775

OS Grid: TQ757307

Mapcode National: GBR PTX.2MD

Mapcode Global: FRA C6YB.W6Q

Entry Name: Oakfield House and Wellington House

Listing Date: 20 June 1967

Last Amended: 21 January 2002

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1338726

English Heritage Legacy ID: 169689

Location: Hawkhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN18

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Hawkhurst

Built-Up Area: Hawkhurst

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

HAWKHURST

1351/16/339 HIGH STREET
20-JUN-67 (North side)
Oakfield House and Wellington House

(Formerly listed as:
HIGH STREET
Oakfield)

GV II

House, now subdivided. Early C19. Rendered, with stock brick return elevations. Slate roof. Three storeys, the ground floor rusticated horizontally, with plat band, cornice to top storey,and paired modillion eaves brackets to hipped roof with stacks to left and to right. Regular fenestration of 3 half-sized glazing bar sashes on 2nd floor, 3 full sized on first floor in moulded surrounds with cornices on brackets, and 2 segmentally headed tripartite glazing bar sashes on ground floor. Central glazed double doors with sidelights and rectangular fanlight in porch with coupled Ionic columns and cornice. Recessed 2 storey hipped wing to left with tripartite glazing bar sashes on each floor, and single storey wing to right with tripartite glazing bar sash with segmental head, and to right return. Built for Henry Winchester, Lord Mayor of London 1834/5, entertaining there, amongst others, the Duke of Wellington.

Listing NGR: TQ7570930775

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