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The Hop House

A Grade II Listed Building in Benenden, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.076 / 51°4'33"N

Longitude: 0.5857 / 0°35'8"E

OS Eastings: 581229

OS Northings: 133918

OS Grid: TQ812339

Mapcode National: GBR PTM.JWW

Mapcode Global: FRA D638.Q0X

Entry Name: The Hop House

Listing Date: 5 July 1993

Last Amended: 2 November 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1336722

English Heritage Legacy ID: 170184

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

In the entry for
TQ 83 SW BENENDEN NEW POUND ROAD (OFF)
1350-0/3/76 Walkhurst
- II

The address shall be amended to read

TQ 83 SW BENENDEN NEW POUND ROAD (OFF)
1350-0/3/76 The Hop House (formerly known as
Walkhurst)
- II

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BENENDEN
TQ83SW NEW POND ROAD (OFF)
1350-0/3/76 Walkhurst
II
House. Probably late C16 lobby entrance house, refronted and
with parallel range added to rear in early C19. Front range is
timber-framed, clad in red brick with grey headers on ground
floor and weather-boarded on 1st floor. Half-hipped tiled roof
with late C16 clustered brick chimneystack. 2 storeys and
attics 3 windows. C19 casements, some 3-light some 4-light.
Central 4 flush panelled door. Rear range has ground floor of
red brick and tile hung 1st floor with hipped tiled roof. 3
casements. C20 lean-to on side elevation. Interior has 2 large
beams. Probable late Medieval wooden carved board
incorporating shield set back to front on right side of lobby
may have been reused from an earlier house on the site as no
other earlier features were seen.


Listing NGR: TQ8122933918

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

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