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The White House

A Grade II Listed Building in Tonbridge, Kent

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Latitude: 51.1509 / 51°9'3"N

Longitude: 0.369 / 0°22'8"E

OS Eastings: 565783

OS Northings: 141742

OS Grid: TQ657417

Mapcode National: GBR NR1.Q4C

Mapcode Global: VHJMX.BBYJ

Plus Code: 9F325929+9J

Entry Name: The White House

Listing Date: 20 October 1954

Last Amended: 7 January 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1250199

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432470

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: Matfield St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

In the entries for the following serial numbers ---

14/156, 14/157, 14/158, 14/159, 14/160, 14/161, 14/162, 14/163, 14/164, 14/165
14/166, 14/167, 14/168, 14/169, 14/170, 14/171, 14/172, 14/173, 14/174, 14/175
14/176, 14/177, 14/178, 14/179, in the parish of Brenchley.

The address shall be amended to read---

"THE GREEN,Matfield" in place of "MATFIELD GREEN"


(south side)
14/159 The White House

House. Probably early C18. Weatherboarded; peg-tile roof; brick stack.

Plan: Formerly 2 cottages. L-plan, one block facing north across Matfield
Green is 2 rooms wide with a central entrance and a rear. (south) outshut. The
east wing, at right angles adjoins the Forge (q.v.) at the south end. This
also has a central entrance.

Exterior: 2 storeys and attic. Symmetrical 3-bay north and east elevations,
both with moulded eaves cornices. The north front has a half-glazed C19 front
door with a flat porch hood. 3 first floor and 2 ground floor 16-pane sashes.
Mansard roof with 2 flat-roofed attic dormers with small-pane casements. A
single-storey block adjoins at the right (west) end with a matching 16-pane
sash. The east elevation has similar fenestration with only 2 windows to the
first floor and a disused central panelled door with a flat porch hood. Axial
stack to right of door.

Interior: Not accessible at time of survey.

The brick garden wall to the garden east of the house is included in the

Listing NGR: TQ6578341742

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

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