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A Grade II Listed Building in Hawkhurst, Kent

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Latitude: 51.0494 / 51°2'57"N

Longitude: 0.4999 / 0°29'59"E

OS Eastings: 575320

OS Northings: 130757

OS Grid: TQ753307

Mapcode National: GBR PTX.17B

Mapcode Global: FRA C6YB.SNY

Plus Code: 9F322FXX+QX

Entry Name: Chittenden

Listing Date: 22 June 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1084606

English Heritage Legacy ID: 169779

Location: Hawkhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN18

County: Kent

Civil Parish: Hawkhurst

Built-Up Area: Hawkhurst

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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TQ 7430-7530 (west side)
16/429 Chittenden
House. C15 and altered and extended C18 and c.1880 by George Devey, architect.
Timber framed and part exposed close studding with plaster infill, and part clad
and extended with red brick, tile hanging and applied framing. Plain tiled
roofs. Hall house, probably Wealden plan in origin. Two storeys and attic with
moulded bressummer to first floor and pargetted plaster frieze to roof with 2
hipped dormers and central projecting gabled semi-dormer and with moulded stacks
to centre right and projecting and offset at end left. Two 3-light and one
2-light wooden casements on coved cills on first floor, with 3 casements in attic
storey of semi-dormer and 3 glazing bar sashes on first floor. Three-light oriel,
2-light wooden casement in recessed, close studded portion and 4-light mullioned
and transomed casement on ground floor with blocked opening to right. Entry by
rib and stud door in recessed, moulded four centred arched doorway in left
return. Extensive rear wings, in part C18 with red and blue brick on sandstone
base, part late C19. Right return close studded and exposed, with jetty on
brackets and sandstone plinth. Boarded door in porch with gabled bargeboard,
probably C17 and resited on this elevation. Interior: large cambered arch-braced
tie beams, with base of removed crown post, and with brace to carry projecting
eaves now within the building. Ground floor with double ogee-moulded beams, and
cambered dais beam with coved moulding and dragon beam in end left room. Much
late C19 timbering. Devey built extensions to Marlborough House nearby at the
same time. (See BOE. Kent, I, 1980, 317).

Listing NGR: TQ7531430766

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