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Brook Farm Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Capel, Kent

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Latitude: 51.1863 / 51°11'10"N

Longitude: 0.2928 / 0°17'34"E

OS Eastings: 560331

OS Northings: 145502

OS Grid: TQ603455

Mapcode National: GBR MP7.GV6

Mapcode Global: VHHQ7.1F4Z

Entry Name: Brook Farm Cottages

Listing Date: 24 August 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1253535

English Heritage Legacy ID: 436721

Location: Capel, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN11

County: Kent

Civil Parish: Capel

Built-Up Area: Tonbridge

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


1/297 Nos 1 and 2 Brook Farm Cottages


Pair of cottages. Mid/late C19 with some C20 extensions. Ground floor level
is Flemish bond red brick with decorative burnt headers, timber-framing above
is tile-hung and includes bands of scallop tiles; brick stack and
chimneyshaft; tile roof.

Plan: Pair of contemporary cottages. L-plan building facing east. No 1 is
to left (south) and No 2 to right is a crosswing projecting forward. An axial
stack between serves back-to-back fireplaces. Each now has a 2-room plan with
a front parlour and rear service room. The rear service rooms are C20
additions. 2 storeys with attics in roofspace.

Exterior: Regular but not symmetrical 1:1-window front. No 1 has C20
casements with glazing bars but No 2 has original C19 casements with glazing
bars, the larger ones with mullion-and-transom frames. No 1 has a gabled
dormer. Doorways each end of the front. Doorway to No 1 has a gabled porch
and doorway to No 2 has an elliptical headed arch. Both contain C19 plank
doors with coverstrips. A band of cogged brick at first floor level. Roofs
are gable-ended with plain bargeboards with apex pendants. Stack has 4
diagonally-set chimneyshafts.

Interiors: Not inspected.

Listing NGR: TQ6179545584

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

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