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Latitude: 51.151 / 51°9'3"N
Longitude: 0.3881 / 0°23'17"E
OS Eastings: 567118
OS Northings: 141789
OS Grid: TQ671417
Mapcode National: GBR NR2.NYL
Mapcode Global: VHJMX.PB1J
Entry Name: Market Heath Cottage
Listing Date: 24 August 1990
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1249091
English Heritage Legacy ID: 430929
Location: Brenchley, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN12
District: Tunbridge Wells
Civil Parish: Brenchley
Built-Up Area: Brenchley
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
Church of England Parish: Brenchley All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Rochester
TQ 67 41 BRENCHLEY BRENCHLEY ROAD, MARKET HEATH
15/47 Market Heath Cottage
House. Late C17/early C18 with probably late C18/early C19 addition at the
right end and C20 rear additions. Framed construction, the front wall
underbuilt in brick on the ground floor and tile-hung above; peg-tile roof;
Plan: South facing, slightly set back from the road. Originally a 2-cell
plan with a room to the right (east) heated from a rear lateral stack and an
unheated room at the left (west) end. The house has been extended by a one-
room plan addition at the right end and one-room plan rear wing at right
angles with a back-to-back fireplace in the former rear lateral stack.
Further C20 rear additions.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3-window front with a C19 gabled porch to
right of centre with a C19 plank door. 3 first floor and 3 ground floor C19
2-light casements with 12 panes per light.
Inteiror: Exposed carpentry, the main beams scroll-stopped. Wall-framing on
the rear wall survives in part to ground floor level, the wall posts with
Roof: The roof over the 2 left hand (west) rooms is of clasped purlin
construction with evidence of considerable repair and re-used timbers. The
roof over the right (east) end has later timbers.
Listing NGR: TQ6711841789
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