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The Wealden Hall Restaurant

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ditton, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2984 / 51°17'54"N

Longitude: 0.4421 / 0°26'31"E

OS Eastings: 570351

OS Northings: 158303

OS Grid: TQ703583

Mapcode National: GBR NPD.JLD

Mapcode Global: VHJM5.MM3J

Entry Name: The Wealden Hall Restaurant

Listing Date: 25 February 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1070501

English Heritage Legacy ID: 179337

Location: East Malling and Larkfield, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, ME20

County: Kent

District: Tonbridge and Malling

Civil Parish: East Malling and Larkfield

Built-Up Area: Ditton

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Larkfield Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

TQ 75 NW
(south side)
The Wealden Hall
- Restaurant

- II*

Farmhouse, now restaurant. Late C14 to right with mid C17 block to left. MAIN
BLOCK. Exposed timber-framing with curved braces and brick infilling. 1st
floors of service and solar ends jettied forward on brackets and joists. Dragon
post to right. Central recess with eaves carried on 2 curved braces. Plain
tiled hipped roof with gablets, 1 gabled dormer to left, central stack off-ridge
to front and end stack to right. 2 storeys; irregular 2 window front, all win-
dows being in central recess except on ground floor with one window on left hand
side of ground floor under right hand jetty. All windows glazing bar sashes,
except non-opening window with glazing bars on ground floor to right. Arched
doorway to right of recess with C20 boarded and ribbed door and 2 storey bay
window to left. EXTENSION. Timber-framed, exposed on 1st floor, with red brick
dressings. Coursed rubble stone ground floor with red brick dressings. Plain
tiled roof with central ridge stack. 2 storeys and cellars; irregular 2 window
front, glazing bar sashes except casement on 1st floor to left. One segment-
headed collar light to right. C20 boarded and ribbed door with pentice hood,
off-centre to left. REAR OF MAIN BLOCK. Gabled stair-tower to rear. INTERIOR.
Hall, floored over, with collar-purlin roof and crown-post. Longitudinal crown-
post roof over 1st floor of service-end, which may be remains of upper floor
hall, from which the house was later extrapolated.

Listing NGR: TQ7035158303

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

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