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The White House

A Grade II Listed Building in Tonbridge, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1507 / 51°9'2"N

Longitude: 0.3994 / 0°23'57"E

OS Eastings: 567910

OS Northings: 141781

OS Grid: TQ679417

Mapcode National: GBR NR2.ZR9

Mapcode Global: VHJMX.WB0R

Plus Code: 9F32592X+7Q

Entry Name: The White House

Listing Date: 20 October 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1250163

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432302

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 HIGH STREET, BRENCHLEY
(south side)
15/133 The White House
20.10.54
GV II

House incorporating doctors' surgery. Probably early C18, thoroughly
renovated in 1970 by the District Council, architects Beauchamp and Addey
(plaque). Ground floor white painted brick, first floor tile-hung; peg-tile
roof; brick stack.

Plan: The house faces north, directly on to the High Street. Probably
originally a 3 room lobby entrance plan, the interior re-arranged as 2
cottages at a later date and re-planned in 1970. The main range has rear left
and right outshuts.

Exterior: 2 storeys. Roof half-hipped at ends with deep eaves on modillion
brackets grouped in threes. Moulded fascia at first floor level.
Asymmetrical 3-window front with 2 C20 panelled front doors to right of centre
below a flat porch hood with a moulded cornice. 3 ground floor and 2 first
floor C20 3-light iron-framed casements with square leaded panes; large plaque
of 1970 on the first floor. The left and right returns have C20 windows and
C20 doors.

Inteior: Only partially inspected but appears to have been re-planned in
1970.


Listing NGR: TQ6791341782

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

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