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Chequer Tree Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Goudhurst, Kent

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Latitude: 51.1126 / 51°6'45"N

Longitude: 0.4857 / 0°29'8"E

OS Eastings: 574089

OS Northings: 137752

OS Grid: TQ740377

Mapcode National: GBR PT3.3MM

Mapcode Global: VHJN5.C9ND

Plus Code: 9F324F7P+27

Entry Name: Chequer Tree Farm

Listing Date: 20 June 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1084686

English Heritage Legacy ID: 169576

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 (north side)

Chequer Tree Farm
House. C15, altered C16 to C17 and restored late C20. Timber framed and
exposed with plaster infill. Plain tiled roof. Wealden hall house with exten-
sive rear wings. Two storeys on stone plinth to right, with continuous jetting,
that to the originally fully recessed central hall bays at higher level, the
eaves carried on arched braces, now incorporated into the walling. Hipped roof
with large gablets and stack to centre right. Four leaded wooden casements on
1st floor, the central 2 with mullions and transoms, and 3 on ground floor, that
to centre left with mullions and transoms. Plank and stud door to centre right
with restored arched doorway made of 2 derns. The roof pitch to end right is
steeper with larger gablet than to left with lower 2 storey framed wing to
rear. Interior: framing and roof structure confirms that the end right bay has
been altered (probably C16 up to the new wing). Crown post roof, the central
hall post octagonal and moulded with capital and base. Transverse crown post to
upper end chamber, rebuilt roof to lower (ie right end) chamber. Large ingle-
nook fireplaces to hall stud and to rear wing, and stone lined cellar.

Listing NGR: TQ7408937752

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