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Bull Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Benenden, Kent

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Latitude: 51.0664 / 51°3'59"N

Longitude: 0.5817 / 0°34'54"E

OS Eastings: 580984

OS Northings: 132844

OS Grid: TQ809328

Mapcode National: GBR PTT.3VQ

Mapcode Global: FRA D639.GFS

Plus Code: 9F323H8J+HM

Entry Name: Bull Inn

Listing Date: 21 August 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1204047

English Heritage Legacy ID: 170222

Location: Benenden, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN17

County: Kent

Civil Parish: Benenden

Built-Up Area: Benenden

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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1350-0/7/116 Bull Inn
Inn. Built c.1608, altered and extended in early C19 and again
by George Devey c.1880. Core timber-framed, refaced in red
brick on ground floor and tile hung on first floor with
pebbledashed gable. Right side elevation tile hung. Tiled
roof. 2 storeys, 3 windows to front, 2 windows to side. Front
elevation has 1 hipped dormer and right side gable with wooden
bargeboard supported on wooden brackets containing casement
window with leaded light. 3 casement windows to ground floor.
Ground floor has built out projection with tiled roof and late
C19 'chinoiserie' type glazing and entrance to front. Right
side elevation has 5 sided extension to corner with 1st floor
triple casement and ground floor 11 light 'chinoiserie' type
glazing. Right side hipped dormer. 1st floor has 3 light C19
oriel and 5 light 'chinoiserie' glazed oriel of late C19. Rear
has 2 storey early C19 wing of diaper brick work with hipped
tiled roof with 1:2 windows, probably orignally a detached
outbuilding. Interior of bar has chamfered spine beam and
joists with lambs' tongue stops. Large inglenook fireplace
with 2 gabled salt niches and integral seats. RIBA drawings
for Devey additions.

Listing NGR: TQ8098432844

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