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The Red House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Benenden, Kent

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Latitude: 51.0823 / 51°4'56"N

Longitude: 0.6021 / 0°36'7"E

OS Eastings: 582354

OS Northings: 134665

OS Grid: TQ823346

Mapcode National: GBR QVZ.31H

Mapcode Global: FRA D648.BDC

Entry Name: The Red House

Listing Date: 5 July 1993

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1281552

English Heritage Legacy ID: 170145

Location: Benenden, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN17

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Benenden

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

1350-0/3/38 The Red House
House. c.1600 timber-framed building refronted in C18.
Exterior clad in fishscale tiles. Hipped tiled roof. 2
storeys; 5 windows. C19 casements. Hipped brick porch with
early C19 6 panelled door. Extension of 1 bay to left hand
side. Interior ground floor parlour has fine c.1600
roll-moulded ceiling and 4-centred arched stone fireplace with
blank shield in the spandrels. 1st floor room above has
4-centred arched stone fireplace and cross beams with lambs'
tongue stops. Several original late C16 plank doors. Jowled
posts and angled queen post roof with through purlins and
inserted ridgepiece. Original floor-boards.

Listing NGR: TQ8235034668

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

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