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Market Heath Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Brenchley, Kent

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1249091

English Heritage Legacy ID: 430929

Location: Brenchley, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN12

County: Kent

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

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Listing Text

TQ 67 41 BRENCHLEY BRENCHLEY ROAD, MARKET HEATH

15/47 Market Heath Cottage

GV II

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;
brick stack.

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
formed jowls.

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

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

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