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Risebridge Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Goudhurst, Kent

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Latitude: 51.104 / 51°6'14"N

Longitude: 0.4464 / 0°26'46"E

OS Eastings: 571367

OS Northings: 136704

OS Grid: TQ713367

Mapcode National: GBR NRQ.RNH

Mapcode Global: VHJN4.PJB0

Plus Code: 9F324C3W+JH

Entry Name: Risebridge Farmhouse

Listing Date: 22 June 1989

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1084656

English Heritage Legacy ID: 169596

Location: Goudhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN17

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Goudhurst

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Tagged with: Farmhouse

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TQ 73 NW (east side)

5/246 Risebridge
Risebridge Farmhouse
House. Late C16. Timber framed and exposed close studding with plaster infill,
tile hung return elevations, on red brick ground floor. Plain tiled roof.
Unusually long house of 7 framed bays; lobby entry. Two storeys on plinth with
half-hipped roof and with stacks to centre and to right. Six C20 casements on
1st floor with moulded mullioned window to centre left,and 6 irregularly sized
casements to ground floor. Central plank and stud door of same age with flat
hood on brackets. The main posts with mortice holes at consistent heights
possibly indicating braced principals for a lean-to bressummer raised to right
(this end bay jettied certainly to right return originally). Moulded mullioned
window to right return 1st floor. Catslide outshot interrupted by 2 half-hipped
wings to rear. Interior: fully framed interior, the timbers of good scantling
and excellent finish, chamfered with stops throughout. Queen strut roof with
diminished principals and wind braces. The rafters are worked into a slight
rounded arch to the inner angle of the apex, the purlins are all stop-chamfered
between principals. Stack with very large inglenook with moulded stone jambs
and large moulded wooden bressummer with enriched spandrels. Large moulded
stone and timber upper fireplaces with four-centred arched heads. Several
mullioned windows survive, some with ovolo and fillet moulded mullions and
shutter grooves. Early doors, oak floor boards and reset newel stair survive,
with portion of parlour screen, moved from its original position screening off
the jettied south end, with a primitive linenfold decoration.

Listing NGR: TQ7136736703

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