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Great Bachelors Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Biddenden, Kent

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Latitude: 51.1164 / 51°6'59"N

Longitude: 0.6171 / 0°37'1"E

OS Eastings: 583266

OS Northings: 138496

OS Grid: TQ832384

Mapcode National: GBR QVF.SZL

Mapcode Global: VHJN7.N62G

Entry Name: Great Bachelors Hall

Listing Date: 4 June 1952

Last Amended: 9 August 1979

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1070991

English Heritage Legacy ID: 180197

Location: Biddenden, Ashford, Kent, TN27

County: Kent

District: Ashford

Civil Parish: Biddenden

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

Great Bachelors Hall
(formerly listed as
Great Bachelors)
TQ 83 NW 3/96 4.6.52.

This was built by the Allard family. However, in 1614, Elizabeth, the daughter
of Henry Allard married Thomas Bachelor and brought the house into the hands
of the Bachelor family, after whom it is called. A C15 timber-framed and
close-studded building with plaster infilling, the ground floor rebuilt in
red brick and grey headers. Half-hipped tiled roof. Original casement windows
on the 1st floor, 6 small and 2 large, with diamond-shaped leaded panes and
old green glass. 2 modern casement windows to ground floor.

Listing NGR: TQ8326638496

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

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