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The Old Laundry

A Grade II Listed Building in Tonbridge, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1515 / 51°9'5"N

Longitude: 0.3702 / 0°22'12"E

OS Eastings: 565864

OS Northings: 141810

OS Grid: TQ658418

Mapcode National: GBR NR1.QDY

Mapcode Global: VHJMX.CBK2

Plus Code: 9F32592C+J3

Entry Name: The Old Laundry

Listing Date: 24 August 1990

Last Amended: 7 January 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1250650

English Heritage Legacy ID: 433100

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"

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TQ 65 41 BRENCHLEY MATFIELD GREEN
(east side)
14/178 The Old Laundry

GV II

House. Circa 1700 with late C20 alterations. Framed construction, the front
elevation roughcast; peg-tile roof; brick stack.

Plan: West facing. Single depth main block 2-rooms wide with a larger,
heated room to the right, rear outshut. Single-storey addition at right end.
In the 1920s and 30s the building was used as a laundry and the front single-
storey addition was used as the ironing room (information from the owner).

Exterior: 2 storeys and attic. Symmetrical 3-bay front to the main block
with a deep mansard roof. Disused C19 front door in the centre, flanked by
C19 3-light small-pane casements, 2 similar first floor windows. The 2 left
hand windows each have top-hung panes, presumably to ventilate the laundry.
Flat-roofed attic dormer with a small-pane C19 casement. The single-storey
addition at the right end has a C20 front door to the left and garage doors to
the right.

Interior: Modernised. The partition between the 2 rooms has been removed.


Listing NGR: TQ6586441810

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

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