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The Eight Bells Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Tenterden, Kent

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Latitude: 51.0682 / 51°4'5"N

Longitude: 0.6874 / 0°41'14"E

OS Eastings: 588385

OS Northings: 133308

OS Grid: TQ883333

Mapcode National: GBR QW3.SQZ

Mapcode Global: FRA D6B9.7NN

Entry Name: The Eight Bells Inn

Listing Date: 8 May 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1070372

English Heritage Legacy ID: 179719

Location: Tenterden, Ashford, Kent, TN30

County: Kent

District: Ashford

Civil Parish: Tenterden

Built-Up Area: Tenterden

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

(South Side)

No 43
(The Eight Bells Inn)
TQ 8833 1/10 8.5.50.


A C15 timber-framed building refronted in the C18 but with the timbering
still visible in the side facing Bells Lane. The front elevation is of
2 storeys and attic painted brick. Cornice and parapet. 3 sashes with
glazing bars missing. 2 small bay windows on ground and 1st floors.
Modern public house front on ground floor between them. The building
extends back a long way and on the east side the 1st floor projects on
the protruding ends of the floor joists and curved brackets with a moulded
bressumer at the north end of this front. The north corner of the 1st
floor is studded but the ground floor below it and the whole of the rest
of this side is now fronted with weatherboarding. Modern casement windows.
The rear elevation has a portion with 2 gables and Venetian windows and
there is also a weatherboarded stable.

All the listed buildings on the South side from Nos 17 to 57 form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ8838633301

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

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