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8, 9 and 10, Bird-In-Hand Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Speldhurst, Kent

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Latitude: 51.1186 / 51°7'6"N

Longitude: 0.1841 / 0°11'2"E

OS Eastings: 552961

OS Northings: 137742

OS Grid: TQ529377

Mapcode National: GBR MPV.Z7W

Mapcode Global: VHHQK.44PV

Entry Name: 8, 9 and 10, Bird-In-Hand Street

Listing Date: 20 October 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067574

English Heritage Legacy ID: 438598

Location: Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN3

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Speldhurst

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Speldhurst St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

16/455 Nos 8, 9 and 10


Row of 3 cottages. Early/mid C19. Flemish bond red brick with decorative
burnt headers; brick stacks and chimneyshafts; peg-tile roof.

Plan: Row of 3 contemporary cottages facing north east onto the lane,
numbering 8-10 from left to right. All have similar one-room plans, each a
mirror plan of the other with front doorway the other end of the stack. Axial
stack between Nos 8 and 9 serves back-to-back fireplaces and to No 10 has a
projecting gable-end stack.

2 storeys with attics in the roofspace.

Exterior: Regular 3-window front of C19 and C20 casements with glazing bars,
the ground floor ones have low segmental brick arches over. All cottages have
C19 plank doors under shallow hoods on shaped timber brackets. Main roof is
gable-ended and contains 3 hip-roofed dormers.

Interior: No exposed carpentry. Roof not inspected.

This row of small C19 cottages add variety to the superlative group of
buildings associated with Groombridge Place (q.v.) in Old Groombridge village.

Listing NGR: TQ5295837745

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

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