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Old Standen

A Grade II* Listed Building in Benenden, Kent

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Latitude: 51.0455 / 51°2'43"N

Longitude: 0.5808 / 0°34'50"E

OS Eastings: 581005

OS Northings: 130517

OS Grid: TQ810305

Mapcode National: GBR PV0.9NS

Mapcode Global: FRA D63C.242

Plus Code: 9F322HWJ+58

Entry Name: Old Standen

Listing Date: 9 June 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1336746

English Heritage Legacy ID: 170208

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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1350-0/3/102 (East side)
09/06/52 Old Standen
House. Late C15 open hall-house with crosswing to right hand
side, late C16 chimney and C18 extension and refronting to
left hand side with C20 gable and fenestration. Timber-framed
building with only the brackets exposed to the front
elevation, but exposed close-studding to rear and jettied
overhang to cross wing. Ground floor to front red brick in
Flemish bond, 1st floor plastered but cross wing to right
faced in brick to ground floor and weatherboarded above and
left side painted brick to ground floor and tile hung above.
Steeply pitched old tiled roof with brick chimneystack. 2
storeys and attics 4 windows. C20 casements. C20 dormer with
gabled projection. C20 gabled porch. Interior has roll moulded
and crenellated dais beam and open fireplaces with wooden
bressumer. 2 3-centred arched doorways to cross wing with
floriate carved spandrels, 1st floor has jowled posts and
elaborate crown posts with most unusual rose carving to 4 head
braces and octagonal crownpost to cross wing. Rear wing has
early C17 bressumer.

Listing NGR: TQ8100530517

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