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A Grade II Listed Building in Benenden, Kent

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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

Plus Code: 9F323HQV+PF

Entry Name: Dockenden

Listing Date: 5 July 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1085233

English Heritage Legacy ID: 170136

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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1350-0/1/29 Dockenden
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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