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The Cloth Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Smarden, Kent

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Latitude: 51.1496 / 51°8'58"N

Longitude: 0.685 / 0°41'6"E

OS Eastings: 587887

OS Northings: 142357

OS Grid: TQ878423

Mapcode National: GBR QV4.S0G

Mapcode Global: VHJN2.TCHJ

Plus Code: 9F324MXP+V2

Entry Name: The Cloth Hall

Listing Date: 17 September 1952

Last Amended: 10 October 1980

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1071366

English Heritage Legacy ID: 181282

ID on this website: 101071366

Location: Smarden, Ashford, Kent, TN27

County: Kent

District: Ashford

Civil Parish: Smarden

Built-Up Area: Smarden

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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The Cloth Hall
(formerly listed as
Turk Farmhouse or
The Cloth Hall)
TQ 8742 23/71


C15 timber-framed and close-studded building with plaster infilling, part of
the ground floor rebuilt in red brick, the north-west end of the first floor
and part of the centre oversailing on the protruding end of the floor joists
and brackets. Tiled roof. Casement windows with diamond-paned or small square
leaded panes. Blocked 4-centred wooden doorway. Iron-studded door, with peep-hole
to the south-east of this. Two storeys. Five windows. Brick chimney breast
with offsets on the south-east wall. North-west front has dragon post and
blocked double window. The first floor of the north-west front oversails
on the protruding ends of the floor joists and brackets, with a loft door in
the centre of it approached by an outside ladder. Above is a second loft
door with a projecting hip over it, from which is suspended a hoist with a
heavy iron hook. C16 L-addition at north-west corner. Crown post roof.

Listing NGR: TQ8788742357

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