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The Port Reeve's House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Tonbridge, Kent

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Latitude: 51.1967 / 51°11'48"N

Longitude: 0.2777 / 0°16'39"E

OS Eastings: 559237

OS Northings: 146628

OS Grid: TQ592466

Mapcode National: GBR MP0.YVK

Mapcode Global: VHHQ6.R5NY

Entry Name: The Port Reeve's House

Listing Date: 8 May 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1069966

English Heritage Legacy ID: 178669

Location: Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, TN9

County: Kent

District: Tonbridge and Malling

Town: Tonbridge and Malling

Electoral Ward/Division: Medway

Built-Up Area: Tonbridge

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Tonbridge St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

1732 (South Side)
The Port Reeve's House
TQ 5946 NW 3/50 8.5.50.


Good example of a C15 timber-framed house (restored after war damage).
It is built on a raised bank fronted along the pavement with sandstone.
2 storeys and attic. 4 windows. Plaster infilling. The first floor
over-hangs on a moulded bressummer and brackets. 2 wide curved braces on
first floor. 1 gable above over-hanging on moulded bressummer and brackets
with moulded bargeboards and attic window. Also small gabled dormer to
the west. Tiled roof. On the ground and first floors beneath the gable are
oriel windows projecting on brackets and containing 5 lights each with
wooden mullions and transom. Small window of 2 lights on either side of
these oriel windows. Other windows modern. At the east end a massive
chimney breast of red brick and sandstone with brick stack. Smaller wholly
brick chimney at the west end.

Listing NGR: TQ5917046610

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

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