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Latitude: 51.0893 / 51°5'21"N
Longitude: 0.5937 / 0°35'37"E
OS Eastings: 581736
OS Northings: 135415
OS Grid: TQ817354
Mapcode National: GBR QVS.LXV
Mapcode Global: FRA D647.M3Z
Entry Name: Dockenden
Listing Date: 5 July 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1085233
English Heritage Legacy ID: 170136
Location: Benenden, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN17
Civil Parish: Benenden
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
TQ83NW DOCKENDEN LANE (OFF)
House. C16 house, probably originally with smoke bay. Later
converted to lobby entrance house. Timber-framed building,
refronted in early C19 in red brick with grey headers, partly
in English bond, to ground floor and tile hung to 1st floor.
Steeply pitched old tiled roof with cemented chimneystack. 2
storeys, 3 windows. C20 casements. Left side early C19 plank
door. Right side elevation has C20 brickwork and external
chimneystack. Early C19 lean to extension to left in Flemish
bond. Rear elevation has early C10 lean to extension with iron
door knocker and letterbox. Interior has open fireplace with
lambs' tongue stops. Beehive-shaped bread oven and salt
cupboard. Some original diamond-mullioned windows in frame.
Coffin hatch. 1st floor has exposed jowled posts and section
of plaster with pargetting. C16 or early C17 3 plank door.
Listing NGR: TQ8173635415
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