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Coach House About 40 Metres North East of Matfield House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Brenchley, Kent

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Latitude: 51.1527 / 51°9'9"N

Longitude: 0.3701 / 0°22'12"E

OS Eastings: 565854

OS Northings: 141938

OS Grid: TQ658419

Mapcode National: GBR NR1.QDJ

Mapcode Global: VHJMX.C9J6

Plus Code: 9F32593C+32

Entry Name: Coach House About 40 Metres North East of Matfield House

Listing Date: 20 October 1954

Last Amended: 7 January 1991

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1263150

English Heritage Legacy ID: 433094

Location: Brenchley, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN12

County: Kent

Civil Parish: Brenchley

Built-Up Area: Brenchley

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Matfield St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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In the entries for the following serial numbers ---

14/156, 14/157, 14/158, 14/159, 14/160, 14/161, 14/162, 14/163, 14/164, 14/165
14/166, 14/167, 14/168, 14/169, 14/170, 14/171, 14/172, 14/173, 14/174, 14/175
14/176, 14/177, 14/178, 14/179, in the parish of Brenchley.

The address shall be amended to read---

"THE GREEN, Matfield" in place of "MATFIELD GREEN"


(north side)
14/172 Coach house about 40m north
east of Matfield House (formerly
20.10.54 included with Matfield House)

Coach house. Circa 1736, contemporary with Matfield House and the stable
block. Flemish bond brick to the front elevation, rear elevation
weatherboarded on sandstone footings; peg-tile roof with lead rolls.

Plan: South facing, rectangular on plan with a rear outshut, a large central
doorway on the front and a porch to rear centre. Part of a group of buildings
forming the stable courtyard north east of Matfield House.

Exterior: Single storey. Hipped roof with lead rolls; left and right
pilasters; platband; moulded brick eaves cornice. The front (south) elevation
has a segmental-arched doorway with plain imposts and a keyblock, matching the
doorways on the stable block to the west. 2-leaf C18 door with flush panels
and original HL hinges. The rear elevation has a tall porch with a hipped
roof, flanked by outshuts with catslide roofs. The porch has paired plank
doors; pigeon holes in upper part of porch.

Interior: Not inspected but likely to be of interest.

Listing NGR: TQ6585441938

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