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Vane Court

A Grade II* Listed Building in Biddenden, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1334 / 51°8'0"N

Longitude: 0.6555 / 0°39'19"E

OS Eastings: 585887

OS Northings: 140472

OS Grid: TQ858404

Mapcode National: GBR QV8.Y9L

Mapcode Global: VHJN2.9SW1

Entry Name: Vane Court

Listing Date: 9 August 1979

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1362899

English Heritage Legacy ID: 180199

Location: Biddenden, Ashford, Kent, TN27

County: Kent

District: Ashford

Civil Parish: Biddenden

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

BIDDENDEN SMARDEN ROAD
1.
5272
Vane Court
TQ 84 SE 2/164
II*

2.
C15 timber-framed Wealden hall-house with plaster infilling and curved braces,
2 storeys and attics. The end window bays on the 1st floor oversail on the
protruding ends of the floor joists and brackets. The recessed portion in
the centre has overhanging eaves supported at each end on a curved brace and
in the centre on another pair of the same standing on a projecting bracket.
Steeply pitched hipped tiled roof with 2 modern hipped dormers. Four casement
windows. Brick chimney-breast on the north wall, with a modern portion built
out beyond it on the ground floor. King Prajadhipok of Siam who reigned from
1925-35 and abdicated in 1935 lived here for some years. A good example of
a Wealden Hall-house, a form not typical in Biddenden.


Listing NGR: TQ8588740472

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