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Hancock's Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Cranbrook, Kent

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Latitude: 51.0905 / 51°5'25"N

Longitude: 0.5451 / 0°32'42"E

OS Eastings: 578328

OS Northings: 135433

OS Grid: TQ783354

Mapcode National: GBR PTD.DNQ

Mapcode Global: FRA D617.L5M

Entry Name: Hancock's Farmhouse

Listing Date: 20 June 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1084786

English Heritage Legacy ID: 169132

Location: Cranbrook & Sissinghurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN17

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Cranbrook & Sissinghurst

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

TQ 73 NE
3/281 (east side)
20.6.67 Hancock's Farmhouse
- II

Farmhouse, now house. Early C16 with mid C16 block to left. Timber-framed
on red brick plinth and plastered, with plain tiled roofs, half-hipped to
right arch return cross wing. End brick stacks and large stack in centre
at rear. Continuous jetty over ground floor with slight step up to right
at junction between left hand block and wing, all on curved brackets. 2
storeys and garrets with window in garret of cross wing. Slightly irregular
4 window front, large C19 wood framed lattice casements. Boarded and ribbed
door with transom light over in moulded architrave surround to right of centre.
Deep catslide extension to rear. Interior: Substantial timber frame. Large
fireplace with deep wooden bressummer. North east block has side-purlin
roof with collars and diminishing principals. Some curved braces. Wing
has heavier scantling roof with collars and very small spaces between rafters.
Early C18 staircase, brought in circa 1978.

Listing NGR: TQ7832835433

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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