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Latitude: 51.2868 / 51°17'12"N
Longitude: 0.3286 / 0°19'42"E
OS Eastings: 562477
OS Northings: 156762
OS Grid: TQ624567
Mapcode National: GBR Z5.PJB
Mapcode Global: VHHPN.NX2D
Entry Name: Cobblestones the Homestead the Red Cottage
Listing Date: 1 August 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1071985
English Heritage Legacy ID: 357297
Location: Platt, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, TN15
District: Tonbridge and Malling
Civil Parish: Platt
Built-Up Area: Borough Green
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
Church of England Parish: Platt St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Rochester
TQ 65 NW PLATT BONEASHE LANE
2/15 (west side)
1.8.52 The Homestead,
The Red Cottage
Formerly 7 cottages, now only 3. C14-C17. L-shaped in plan with upright of L
following curve of the road backwards. (Cobblestones and the Red Cottage).
The Homestead. At the eastern end of of the row forming the lower bar of the L. Late Late
C18 brown random rubble stone with some flint galletting. Plain tiled ridge roof.
Two storeys; irregular fenestration of casement windows, those on ground floor in
segment-headed surrounds. Projecting wooden oriel on ground floor, towards road, in
south and of wing. Entrance on east side of wing. Cobblestones. Dated 1784. Brown
random rubble stone with same flint galletting. Plain tiled roof with stepped ridge.
Two storeys; irregular 2 window front, casements, those on ground floor in
segment-headed surrounds. Later central hipped porch. The Red Cottage. Possibly
originally C16 hall-house, now much altered. Red brick ground floor, tile-hung first
floor. Ground floor to south roughcast. Some exposed framing on ground floor.
Hipped plain tiled roof. Two storeys; irregular fenestration of small wooden
casements, those to right on ground floor in segment-headed surrounds. Modern lean-to
porch with tiled hood to left of centre.
Listing NGR: TQ6247756762
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