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The Old Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Benenden, Kent

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Latitude: 51.0688 / 51°4'7"N

Longitude: 0.5762 / 0°34'34"E

OS Eastings: 580588

OS Northings: 133097

OS Grid: TQ805330

Mapcode National: GBR PTM.VWX

Mapcode Global: FRA D639.69F

Plus Code: 9F323H9G+GF

Entry Name: The Old Manor House

Listing Date: 9 June 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1085232

English Heritage Legacy ID: 170134

Location: Benenden, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN17

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Benenden

Built-Up Area: Benenden

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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1350-0/3/27 The Old Manor House
House. East wing is late C15 timber-framed. Wealden hall-house
refronted in C19 and restored in C20, L-wing to west is C20.
Original building faced with tiles on a red brick plinth. 1st
floor of end window bays oversails on protruding ends of floor
joists and brackets. Sprocket eaves, the centre portion
between the oversailing window bays project on curved braces
at the sides and on bracket to the centre. Steeply pitched
tiled roof with gablets and off central late C16 cruciform
stack. 2 storeys 4 windows. Mullioned windows with diamond-
shaped or small square leaded panes. Doorcase with flat hood
on brackets. External stone chimneystack to rear. L wing to
west is C20. Timber-framed with plastered infill. Tiled roof
with brick chimneystack. 2 storeys and attics: 5 windows. 2
hipped dormers. Casements with leaded lights. Left gable tile
hung. East wing has end of hall beam, 2 original service
entrances and octagonal moulded crown post.
(Photographs in N.B.R.).

Listing NGR: TQ8058833097

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