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Kilndown House and Wall Projecting

A Grade II Listed Building in Goudhurst, Kent

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Latitude: 51.0945 / 51°5'40"N

Longitude: 0.4286 / 0°25'43"E

OS Eastings: 570159

OS Northings: 135609

OS Grid: TQ701356

Mapcode National: GBR NRX.763

Mapcode Global: FRA C6S7.8SN

Plus Code: 9F323CVH+RF

Entry Name: Kilndown House and Wall Projecting

Listing Date: 22 June 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1084660

English Heritage Legacy ID: 169609

Location: Goudhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN17

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Goudhurst

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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TQ 73 NW (east side)

Kilndown House and
wall projecting
House. 1849-55. R C Carpenter, architect. Ashlar sandstone with some red
brick with slate roof. Two parallel main ranges, with projecting service
wings. Two stacks on plinth with gabled roofs, with cylindrical stacks to left
and to right and with projecting 2 storeyed wing at right. Decorated style
tracered stair window to upper left, with single light below, and 3 two light
trefoil headed windows on 1st floor, and 2 of three lights on ground floor, and
1 of three lights on each floor of projecting wing. Arched doorway in corner
porch across re-entrant angle of 2 wings. Original main entrance in hipped
porch on left return, originally partly open with moulded arched outer doorway
and open lights to side wall. Single storey and attic wing to right return,
with end stack, 2 gabled half-dormers and single light window. Garden front
with gabled half dormer and mullioned lights to service wing, main range with 4
trefoiled windows on 1st floor, 3 on ground floor and large canted bay with
tracered lights. Projecting from the entrance front is a short length of wall,
of sandstone and red brick, about 8 feet high and about 10 yards in length.
Interior: moulded arched inner doorways with drip moulds lead from original main
entry porch to stair hall, with stone main staircase. Wooden arched door
surrounds, some original doors with brass hinges and escutcheons/key plates.
Cast iron fireplaces in wooden surrounds with attached shafts and brackets.
Turned baluster service stair. Built originally as the vicarage to Kilndown
Church and part of the complex of buildings on the Bedgebury estate associated
with A Beresford-Hope (see also Bedgebury Park; Kilndown Church etc).

Listing NGR: TQ7015935609

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