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A Grade II Listed Building in Brenchley, Kent

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Latitude: 51.1654 / 51°9'55"N

Longitude: 0.4028 / 0°24'10"E

OS Eastings: 568095

OS Northings: 143427

OS Grid: TQ680434

Mapcode National: GBR NQX.ST1

Mapcode Global: VHJMQ.XYTZ

Plus Code: 9F325C83+54

Entry Name: Watermans

Listing Date: 24 August 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1262924

English Heritage Legacy ID: 433754

Location: Brenchley, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN12

County: Kent

Civil Parish: Brenchley

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Brenchley All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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House. Probably C17 in origin C20 alterations in progress at time of survey
(1989). Framed construction, the ground floor underbuilt in brick, the first
floor weatherboarded; peg-tile roof; brick stacks.

Plan: The house faces east. 2-cell main range, the rooms heated from end
stacks; rear right outshut, rear centre C19 wing at right angles. Known to
have been 2 cottages at one time.

Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3-window front, the roof gabled at ends;
end stacks, the right end stack projecting with tile-hung set-offs. C20 front
door to left of centre; various C19 and C20 1-, 3- and 4-light casements, some
with small panes.

Interior: Exposed carpentry, the wall posts jowled. Some evidence of a
former smoke bay at the left end.

Roof: Tie beam and clasped purlin arrangement, probably an C18 replacement.

Group value with other listed roadside houses at Mile Oak.

Listing NGR: TQ6809543427

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