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Broad Cloth, the Old Studio, Little Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Cranbrook, Kent

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Latitude: 51.0956 / 51°5'44"N

Longitude: 0.5321 / 0°31'55"E

OS Eastings: 577397

OS Northings: 135967

OS Grid: TQ773359

Mapcode National: GBR PTC.9B4

Mapcode Global: FRA D607.73C

Plus Code: 9F323GWJ+6R

Entry Name: Broad Cloth, the Old Studio, Little Cottage

Listing Date: 9 June 1952

Last Amended: 19 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1084853

English Heritage Legacy ID: 169001

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

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Cranbrook & Sissinghurst

Built-Up Area: Cranbrook

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 16/01/2018

TQ 7735 NW, 11/152

HIGH STREET (south side),
Broad Cloth, The Old Studio, Little Cottage

(Formerly listed as: The Old Studio, Studio Cottage and Hilldale; Previously listed as: The Old Studio)




Cloth hall of Wealden type, now three cottages. Late C15, floored in C16, with
C19 alterations and extensions. Timber-framed on red brick plinths, exposed
with plaster infilling and close-studded under gable to left, with curved
braces to right. Plain tiled roof, hipped to right, with gabled return wing
to left. Moulded bargeboards to left. Tall brick stack behind ridge to right
and hipped dormer to right of centre. Left-hand gable jettied out over ground
floor on moulded wooden bressummer and brackets. Eaves in centre overhangs on
braces. Right-hand-most first floor bay jettied out over ground floor on
joists and brackets. Two storeys and attics. Single window in gable to left.
Irregular 4-window first floor and 3-window ground floor, casements, those on
first and attic floors under gable C19 transom and mullion cross casements.
C19 and C20 wooden casements elsewhere. Moulded round-headed doorway to right
under left-hand jetty with boarded and ribbed door. Central carriage entrance
and boarded door to left of right-hand window.

In the C18 and early C19 Little Cottage (formerly Studio
Cottage) was used as a Nonconformist Chapel. In the later C19 Thomas Webster
RA and F D Morely RA lived here.

Listing NGR: TQ7740235944

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