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Commercial House

A Grade II Listed Building in Hadlow, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.224 / 51°13'26"N

Longitude: 0.3381 / 0°20'17"E

OS Eastings: 563365

OS Northings: 149799

OS Grid: TQ633497

Mapcode National: GBR NQ7.88S

Mapcode Global: VHHQ1.TH3J

Entry Name: Commercial House

Listing Date: 20 October 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1363137

English Heritage Legacy ID: 179509

Location: Hadlow, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, TN11

County: Kent

District: Tonbridge and Malling

Civil Parish: Hadlow

Built-Up Area: Hadlow

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Hadlow

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

HADLOW HIGH STREET (north side)
TQ 63 49
7/73 Commercial House
20.10.54

GV II

House with shop and post office. Late C18/early C19 with late C19 shop front.
White-washed Flemish bond brick; brick stacks and chimneyshafts; peg-tile
roof.

Plan: Double depth plan house facing south east onto the street. Front and
back room either side of central entrance hall and main stair. This
arrangement has been somewhat altered since the building has been subdivided.
Rooms heated by axial stacks and end stack to front of left end. Front left
room is a shop.

3 storeys with secondary extensions to rear.

Exterior: Originally a symmetrical 3-window front but now a late C19 shop and
porch projects in front of the centre and right end at ground floor level.
Porch has a 4-panel door under a tall overlight with no glazing bars. It is
flush with the shop front. Shop has central recessed doorway similar to the
house doorway except that here there is a C20 glazed door. Shop window with
plain glazing bars. At right end and flanking both doorways are panelled
pilasters. Continuous fascia, moulded entablature and flat roof. All the
original windows have flat arches of rubbed brick. Ground and first floor
have 16-pane sashes and second floor has shorter 8-pane sashes. Plain
parapet. Twin roofs parallel to the street are hipped both end. Rear first
floor windows have segmental arch heads and contain 12-pane sashes.

Interior: Not inspected but is said to have been rearranged and that little
original joinery remains.

Commercial House is one of a varied group of listed buildings in the middle of
Hadlow.


Listing NGR: TQ6336549799

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