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Latitude: 51.1462 / 51°8'46"N
Longitude: 0.3849 / 0°23'5"E
OS Eastings: 566911
OS Northings: 141247
OS Grid: TQ669412
Mapcode National: GBR NR8.24T
Mapcode Global: VHJMX.MGB6
Entry Name: The Cottage
Listing Date: 24 August 1990
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1262926
English Heritage Legacy ID: 433758
Location: Brenchley, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN12
District: Tunbridge Wells
Civil Parish: Brenchley
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
Church of England Parish: Brenchley All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Rochester
TQ 64 SE BRENCHLEY TIBBS COURT LANE
6/187 The Cottage
House. Circa 1700 with C20 addition. Framed construction, clad in
weatherboarding on the front elevation, the returns underbuilt in brick to
first floor level and weatherboarded (left return) or tile-hung (right return)
above; peg-tile roof; brick stacks.
Plan: The house faces approximately east. It was formerly 2 cottages
(information from owner). 2 rooms wide with a slightly off-centre entrance
(formerly paired front doors in the centre) and front rooms heated from end
stacks. Rear outshut probably integral, rear right outshut raised to a gable-
ended wing at right angles in the C20.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Slightly asymmetrical 2-window front under a mansard
roof, left end stack projects with tile-hung set-offs. Probably C19 plank
stable door to right of centre with a flat porch hood on brackets. 2 first
floor 2-light C18 sliding sashes: 6-pane to the left and 9-pane to the right.
Ground floor window left C19 3-light casement, 4-panes per light, right hand
window 2-light casement, 9-panes per light.
Interior: Partially inspected. Exposed carpentry of slender scantling to
both front rooms, which have open fireplaces with timber lintels. The
partition between the left hand room and the outshut has been removed. Stair
rises from the front left room within the outshut.
Roof: Original timbers said to survive.
Listing NGR: TQ6691141247
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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