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The Priest's House at Sissinghurst Castle

A Grade II* Listed Building in Cranbrook, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.116 / 51°6'57"N

Longitude: 0.582 / 0°34'55"E

OS Eastings: 580816

OS Northings: 138363

OS Grid: TQ808383

Mapcode National: GBR PT1.XND

Mapcode Global: VHJN7.16KS

Entry Name: The Priest's House at Sissinghurst Castle

Listing Date: 20 June 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1346286

English Heritage Legacy ID: 168879

Location: Cranbrook, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN17

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Cranbrook & Sissinghurst

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

CRANBROOK BIDDENDEN ROAD
TQ 83 NW (NORTH SIDE)

4/28 The Priest's House at
20.6.67 Sissinghurst Castle

GV II*

House, originally probably attached to the main block of the circa 1570 house.
C16. Red brick with some stone, some cemented and some red brick dressings.
Parapetted roof with one tumble-parapetted gable on each side. Diagonally-
placed pinnacles and globes on each gable. Central stack. The gables to east
and west contain dormers, the main ridge running north and south. Two storeys
and attic. Transom and mullioned windows with stone and cemented surrounds
and drip-moulds on first floor to east and first and ground floors to north.
Wooden casements with lattice glazing elsewhere. Boarded door in later exten-
sion to south. C20 extensions to south and west. The Priests House was not
part of the c.1570 house but may have been attached to it. It may pre-date the
house.

Listing NGR: TQ8063637253

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

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