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Latitude: 51.1423 / 51°8'32"N
Longitude: 0.0618 / 0°3'42"E
OS Eastings: 544324
OS Northings: 140134
OS Grid: TQ443401
Mapcode National: GBR LN5.BFV
Mapcode Global: VHHQ9.1K05
Plus Code: 9F3243R6+WP
Entry Name: Scarlets
Listing Date: 10 September 1954
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1253830
English Heritage Legacy ID: 357094
Location: Cowden, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN8
Civil Parish: Cowden
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
Church of England Parish: Cowden St Mary Magdalene
Church of England Diocese: Chichester
5280 COWDEN COWDEN
TQ 44 SW 52/330 10.9.54.
Late mediaeval building, possibly a hall although roof is of queen strut type
with side purlins and wind braces. Later C16 alterations and modern gabled additions
at both ends.
In centre, 2 storeys. Ground floor with exposed framing and vertical half timbering
and plaster infilling. Various large restored lattice windows of different sizes
and small C16 oak door to right with carved 4-centred head piece (up 2 stone steps).
Modern door to left. Plinth of random stone. Projecting tiled croft over ground
floor windows supported on roughly carved brackets. 1st floor tile hung with lattice
windows, eaves and bracket gutter and tile roof. Coupled ridge chimney stack.
Interior, with C16 inglenook fireplace with carved bracket in centre. Some good
plain C18 panelling and back of church pew incorporated in panelled dado. Historic
associations with the old iron industry. Rear elevation all of exposed framing
with plaster filling above, brick below; and 3 original windows.
Listing NGR: TQ4432440134
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