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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1251313
English Heritage Legacy ID: 433987
Location: Capel, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN11
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
TQ 64 NW CAPEL CROCKHURST STREET, TUDELEY
1/247 Nos 1-4 (inclusive) Crockhurst
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-
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
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