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Campion House

A Grade II Listed Building in Benenden, Kent

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Latitude: 51.0485 / 51°2'54"N

Longitude: 0.576 / 0°34'33"E

OS Eastings: 580654

OS Northings: 130844

OS Grid: TQ806308

Mapcode National: GBR PV0.2G7

Mapcode Global: FRA D63B.S8F

Plus Code: 9F322HXG+C9

Entry Name: Campion House

Listing Date: 20 June 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1085221

English Heritage Legacy ID: 170205

Location: Benenden, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN17

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Benenden

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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1350-0/3/98 (East side)
20/06/67 Campion House
House. Late C15 open hall with service end with C16 solar and
chamber above added to left and early to mid C19 extension
added to rear right. Timber-framed building, the right hand
part with red brick to ground floor and close-studding with
plaster infill above. Left hand part has square panels of
timber-framing. Left hand side tile hung. Steeply pitched old
tiled roof with late C16 brick chimneystack. L-shaped building
of 2 storeys and attics, 4 windows. Mainly C20 casements. C20
brick porch. Attached to rear is an early to mid C19
extension, red brick and tile hung to front and red brick and
weatherboarded at rear with 4 lattice casement windows.
Originally this was a smoke bay to the open hall which has
been replaced by an early C17 fireplace with wooden bressumer
and spice cupboards. Parlour has late C16 open fireplace with
moulded bressumer and rose carving. Remains of shutter grooves
to original windows. 1st floor has octagonal crownpost with 4
head braces, remains of the smoke bay and pargetting. The C16
wing has jowled posts and roof of collar bream and butt
purlins with chamfers and run out stops. Late C16 chamber
fireplace and 2 plank door.

Listing NGR: TQ8065430844

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