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Gun Green Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Hawkhurst, Kent

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Latitude: 51.0491 / 51°2'56"N

Longitude: 0.531 / 0°31'51"E

OS Eastings: 577500

OS Northings: 130802

OS Grid: TQ775308

Mapcode National: GBR PTY.331

Mapcode Global: FRA D60B.SSY

Entry Name: Gun Green Farmhouse

Listing Date: 20 June 1967

Last Amended: 22 June 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1111896

English Heritage Legacy ID: 169826

Location: Hawkhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN18

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Hawkhurst

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

TQ 7630-7730 (west side)

Gun Green Farmhouse
House. C16 or earlier, altered mid C16 and clad C18. Timber framed and weather
boarded with plain tiled roof. Probable hall house with cross-wing. Two storeys
and attic with hipped roof and half hipped cross-wing to left, the rear slope of
the wing hipped with gablet. Stack to centre. Cross-wing with small leaded 2
light gable window, and 3 light casement on each floor below with 2 light
sidelights on 1st floor. Main range with 2 and 3 light casements on 1st floor and
3 light to right on ground floor. Door of 6 panels to centre with flat hood on
brackets and glazed C20 outer door. Left return with casements and glazed door
with flat hood. Mid C20 flat roofed extension to rear. Interior: front range
with rebuilt staggered purlin roof reusing C16 timbers (window mullion mortices in
purlins/floor joists used as rafters etc). Cross-wing with queen-post roof and
large panel frame with mid rails. Full frame visible with large gunstock posts,
the cross-wing interupting the frame of the front range, and with stop chamfered
beams and large brick fireplaces. Documentary evidence traces building activity
to c.1540.

Listing NGR: TQ7750030802

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

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