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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
Entry Name: Chittenden
Listing Date: 22 June 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1084606
English Heritage Legacy ID: 169779
Location: Hawkhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN18
District: Tunbridge Wells
Civil Parish: Hawkhurst
Built-Up Area: Hawkhurst
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
HAWKHURST SLIP MILL LANE
TQ 7430-7530 (west side)
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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