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The Chequers Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Lamberhurst, Kent

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Latitude: 51.1009 / 51°6'3"N

Longitude: 0.3927 / 0°23'33"E

OS Eastings: 567624

OS Northings: 136231

OS Grid: TQ676362

Mapcode National: GBR NRN.XT8

Mapcode Global: VHJN3.RLHF

Entry Name: The Chequers Inn

Listing Date: 10 October 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1100271

English Heritage Legacy ID: 170071

Location: Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN3

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Lamberhurst

Built-Up Area: Lamberhurst

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Lamberhurst St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

TQ 6636-6736
(east side)
8/234 The Chequers Inn

Inn. C16 or earlier, altered and extended early C18 and early C19. Timber framed and
clad and extended with painted brick ground floor and tile hung first floor with
some weather boarding to rear. Plain tiled roofs. Hall house in origin, much
extended. Two storeys with bell cast eaves drop to first floor and with roof hipped
to right, half-hipped to left with stack cluster to centre right and stacks at end
left and offset and projecting at end right and to rear left and rear right. Roof
stepped down to left to lower pitched hipped and returned roof of added wing. Five
bay frontage of wooden casements throughout with two storey canted bays with half
timbered finialed gables to left and to right, central gabled half dormer and
casements to centre left and centre right on first floor and with central C19 cross
window on ground floor with half glazed doors to left in projecting columned porch
and to right. Right return wing with 2 glazing bar sashes on first floor and
transomed casement on ground floor with small hipped bakehouse around rear stack.
Glazing bar sashes, single and tripartite, also on left return. Main range with
catslide outshot. Two storey, basement and garret wing attached to rear left, with
half-hipped roof, casement windows on upper floors, glazing bar sash on ground
floor and boarded doors to right and to basement. Interior: frame visible; inglenook

Listing NGR: TQ6762436231

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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