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Crockhurst Street Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Capel, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1823 / 51°10'56"N

Longitude: 0.319 / 0°19'8"E

OS Eastings: 562173

OS Northings: 145113

OS Grid: TQ621451

Mapcode National: GBR NQL.X1H

Mapcode Global: VHHQ7.GKZ1

Entry Name: Crockhurst Street Cottages

Listing Date: 24 August 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1251313

English Heritage Legacy ID: 433987

Location: Capel, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN11

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Capel

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Tudeley cum Capel with Five Oak Green

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

TQ 64 NW CAPEL CROCKHURST STREET, TUDELEY

1/247 Nos 1-4 (inclusive) Crockhurst
Street Cottages

GV II

Row of 4 cottages. Late C19. Flemish bond red brick with cream-coloured
bricks used on the corners, doorways, windows and extensively on the
chimneyshafts for decorative effect; brick stacks and large staggered
chimneyshafts; red tile roof.

Plan: Row of 4 contemporary cottages facing west and numbering 1-4 from left
(north) to right (south). Each cottage has a one-room plan with the front
doorway, entrance hall and staircase to one side. Each two are a mirror-plan
of the other two. The end cottages (Nos 1 and 4) have doorways towards each
end and the middle cottages (Nos 2 and 3) have doorways towards the centre,
side by side. Centre 2 cottages are broken forward very slightly from the
outer two. Axial stacks between Nos 1 and 2 and Nos 3 and 4 serve back-to-
back fireplaces.

Cottages are 2 storeys with small single storey bakehouse each end (both
connected to end cottages in the C20).

Exterior: Symmetrical 1:2:1-window of late C19 casements with glazing bars,
all with low segmental brick arches over. Doorways also with low segmental
arches and they contain original plain plank doors behind original gabled
porches with trellis sides and wavey bargeboards. Centre paired doorways
share single larger porch. Main roof is gable-ended.

Interiors: Not inspected.

This row of small cottages, built for the Somerhill estate, are good and very
complete late C19 cottages and form a group with Nos 1 and 2 Crockhurst Farm
Cottages (q.v.) opposite.


Listing NGR: TQ6217345113

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

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