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Whisketts Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Lamberhurst, Kent

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Latitude: 51.0898 / 51°5'23"N

Longitude: 0.3928 / 0°23'34"E

OS Eastings: 567668

OS Northings: 135002

OS Grid: TQ676350

Mapcode National: GBR NRV.Q3D

Mapcode Global: FRA C6Q7.LVR

Entry Name: Whisketts Farmhouse

Listing Date: 10 October 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1111905

English Heritage Legacy ID: 170005

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 63 SE & TQ 6635-6735
(south side)
5 & 9/168 Whisketts Farmhouse

House. C16 or earlier, clad mid C18 to mid C19. Timber framed, clad with red brick
on ground floor and ornamental tile hanging on first floor. Plain tiled roof.
Probable hall house origin. Two storeys and basement on plinth with hipped roof and
stacks at centre right and projecting at end left. Four 2 and 3 light leaded wooden
casements on first floor and three on ground floor of 2 and 4 lights. Boarded door
to centre right, basement opening to right. Single storey hipped C20 extension to
right. Interior: fully framed, roof rebuilt mid C18, but tie beams with crown post
mortices and soot blacking, possibly a smoke bay. Late C17 stack (C19 exterior), of
dressed sandstone with stone inglenook repaired with red brick. Fine cellar, stone
lined with stone steps and corbels to support floor joists and with flagstone and
old brick paviour floor with drainage channels and with raised surround to internal
spring basin.

Listing NGR: TQ6768635004

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

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