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Manor Court Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Tunbridge Wells, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1303 / 51°7'48"N

Longitude: 0.1712 / 0°10'16"E

OS Eastings: 552020

OS Northings: 139017

OS Grid: TQ520390

Mapcode National: GBR MPV.23P

Mapcode Global: VHHQB.XVDF

Plus Code: 9F3245JC+4F

Entry Name: Manor Court Farmhouse

Listing Date: 24 August 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1241701

English Heritage Legacy ID: 440799

Location: Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN3

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Speldhurst

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Speldhurst St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

TQ 53 NW SPELDHURST STONE CROSS

7/596 Manor Court Farmhouse


II


Farmhouse. Late C18 (1780 according to the farmer), mid C19 extension.
Flemish bond red brick and rear extension includes burnt headers and some
tile-hung timber-framing at first floor level; brick stacks and chimneyshafts;
peg-tile roof.

Plan: Basically a T-plan house facing north. Main front block has a 2-room
plan, one each side of central entrance hall and main stair. Both rooms have
projecting gable-end stacks. Kitchen in parallel block to rear of right room
with a stack backing onto a rear block at right angles to the main block and
set a little left (west) of centre.

2 storeys with lean-to outshots to rear of the kitchen and in the angle of the
2 wings to rear of the left end giving a square ground plan. Rear wings are
C19 extensions or rebuilds behind the C18 front block.

Exterior: Symmetrical 3-window front of 16-pane sashes under flat brick
arches (the centre first floor window smaller than the others). Central front
doorway contains a part-glazed 6-panel door under a soffit-panelled flat hood
with moulded edges supported on shaped timber brackets. Eaves have brick
dentil cornice. Roof is gable-ended. Rear has C20 casements without glazing
bars. Doorway at the back end of the rear block has a segmental arch over and
contains a part-glazed 6-panel door under a curving hood on consoles.

Interior: Contains plain C18 and C19 carpentry and joinery.


Listing NGR: TQ5202039017

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

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