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Elephants Head Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Lamberhurst, Kent

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Latitude: 51.0981 / 51°5'53"N

Longitude: 0.3631 / 0°21'47"E

OS Eastings: 565559

OS Northings: 135856

OS Grid: TQ655358

Mapcode National: GBR NRT.2M3

Mapcode Global: FRA C6N7.18V

Entry Name: Elephants Head Public House

Listing Date: 10 October 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1298999

English Heritage Legacy ID: 170018

Location: Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN3

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Lamberhurst

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Lamberhurst St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

TQ 63 NE
(south side)
3/181 Elephants Head Public

Public House. C16 or earlier altered early C19. Timber framed and part exposed with
plaster infill on first floor and with painted brick infill to return elevations,
ground floor rebuilt with sandstone. Plain tiled roof. Four framed bay range with
return wings. Two storeys on plinth with continuous jetty to first floor with ogee
braced frame. Hipped roof with stacks to right and clustered at left. Two 2 light
and two central four light windows on each floor, the central ground floor windows
in shallow stone bays, wooden casements on first floor and with painted brick
mullions on ground floor. Rib and stud doors to left and to right. Exposed frame on
left return elevation less altered especially on the ground floor, with irregular
casements and panelled door wih flat hood on brackets with outshots and single
storey extensions to rear. Tile hung right return. Interior: large brick fireplaces,
exposed frame and largely C19 ground floor, the sandstone blocks showing weathering
on the inner face and probably re-used from elsewhere.

Listing NGR: TQ6555935856

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

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