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Stables Approximately 60 Metres South of Badsell Manor Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Capel, Kent

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Latitude: 51.1772 / 51°10'37"N

Longitude: 0.3701 / 0°22'12"E

OS Eastings: 565764

OS Northings: 144664

OS Grid: TQ657446

Mapcode National: GBR NQV.4CP

Mapcode Global: VHJMQ.CNHY

Entry Name: Stables Approximately 60 Metres South of Badsell Manor Farmhouse

Listing Date: 24 August 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1262883

English Heritage Legacy ID: 433855

Location: Capel, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN12

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


6/209 Stables approx 60m south of
Badsell Manor Farmhouse


Stable block, now converted to a house. Late C16/early C17, converted circa
1986. Front is late C16/early C17 brick, English bond red brick with a diaper
pattern of burnt headers; east end rebuilt in C20 brick; rest is timber-framed
and clad with weatherboards; peg-tile roof.

Plan: The former stable block faces north north east, say north back onto the
road. Internal arrangement is the result of its conversion to a house. It
has always been 2 storeys, formerly with a hay loft over the stalls.

Exterior: Irregular 2-window front of C20 casements without glazing bars.
The 2 ground floor front doorways and 2 former hayloft loading hatch doorways
are probably in original positions and now contain C20 plank doors, mostly
part-glazed. The extreme right end of the front wall is weatherboarded. The
rest is brick. The left half was rebuilt circa 1986 and faced up with
original bricks in the same pattern as the original work surviving to right.
There is a chamfered plinth. The roof is gable-ended.

Interior: Not inspected. There is, according to several reports, a curious
underground chamber built of brick with a barrel-vaulted roof.

Listing NGR: TQ6548044764

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

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