History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Market Heath Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Brenchley, Kent

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


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

Find accommodation in

Listing Text


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;
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.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.