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The Charity

A Grade II Listed Building in Lamberhurst, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1023 / 51°6'8"N

Longitude: 0.3932 / 0°23'35"E

OS Eastings: 567651

OS Northings: 136388

OS Grid: TQ676363

Mapcode National: GBR NRN.XXN

Mapcode Global: VHJN3.RKQB

Entry Name: The Charity

Listing Date: 10 October 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1349065

English Heritage Legacy ID: 170055

Location: Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN3

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Lamberhurst

Built-Up Area: Lamberhurst

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Lamberhurst St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

LAMBERHURST SCHOOL HILL
TQ 6636-6736
(west side)
8/218 Nos. 1, 2 & 3 The Charity
GV II

House, now house row. C15, altered and extended C16 and early C18, reconditioned
late C20. Timber framed and exposed with plaster infill and with plain tiled roof.
Wealden plan of four framed bays in origin. Two storeys, basement and attic on
plinth with underbuilt jetties to left and right end bays, with surviving jetty
returned to right on dragon post. Half-hipped roof with 3 gabled dormers and stack
to end right and large stack churner to centre left. Four light and 2 three light
C20 casements on each floor and rib and stud doors to left, centre right and right.
Basement opening in right return in high plinth. The right end bay is separately
framed and possibly added when the hall was ceiled over, indicated by a panel of
tension braced framing to upper left. the rest of the framing, now inappropriately
exposed, is late in character and meant only as a ground to the destroyed rendered
and sashed facade described in the old provisional list. The building was formerly
used as the village workhouse.


Listing NGR: TQ6765136388

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