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Latitude: 51.1041 / 51°6'14"N
Longitude: 0.3946 / 0°23'40"E
OS Eastings: 567739
OS Northings: 136594
OS Grid: TQ677365
Mapcode National: GBR NRN.QL8
Mapcode Global: VHJN3.SHGY
Entry Name: Bedlam
Listing Date: 10 October 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1099123
English Heritage Legacy ID: 170047
Location: Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN3
District: Tunbridge Wells
Civil Parish: Lamberhurst
Built-Up Area: Lamberhurst
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
Church of England Parish: Lamberhurst St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Rochester
LAMBERHURST SCHOOL HILL
8/210 No. 1 & 2 Bedlam
House pair. C18 exterior to older core, extended early C19. The earlier rear wing
timber framed and clad with red brick, weather boarding and render on ground floor
and with tile hung first floor, extended with rendered range on red brick and
sandstone base. Plain tiled roofs. Two parallel ranges, that to roadside of 1 storey
on plinth with projecting half-hipped single storey wing on sandstone plinth at left
and stacks to end left, centre right forward of ridge line, and at end right. Wooden
casement at left with ogee headed Gothick surround and glazing bar sash at right.
C20 rib and stud door to centre left with rectangular fanlight and boarded door to
centre right. The earlier rear range of 2 storeys with half-hipped roof and stacks
at end left and end right. Three wooden casements on each floor and glazed door to
left, boarded door to right. Formerly called Park Gate Cottages (a reference to the
former Court Lodge park), beneath the cottages are caves in the hillside associated
with smuggling gangs.
Listing NGR: TQ6773936594
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