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Latitude: 51.0937 / 51°5'37"N
Longitude: 0.5585 / 0°33'30"E
OS Eastings: 579258
OS Northings: 135826
OS Grid: TQ792358
Mapcode National: GBR PTD.B0Y
Mapcode Global: FRA D617.CDZ
Entry Name: Coursehorn
Listing Date: 20 June 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1336925
English Heritage Legacy ID: 168933
Location: Cranbrook & Sissinghurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN17
District: Tunbridge Wells
Civil Parish: Cranbrook & Sissinghurst
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
TQ 73 NE
Cloth hall, now boarding house of Dulwich College Preparatory School. C16,
clad and altered in mid C18. Timber framed with red and blue brick chequer
ground floor and tile hung first floor. Plain tiled hipped roof with large
end stack to right and stack on wing to left at rear. 2 gabled dormers. 2
storeys and attics; regular 4 window front, glazing bar sashes with open boxes.
Entrance with panelled door in architrave surround and flat hood on curved
brackets over on right return front. Now attached to C20 1 storey school
buildings to rear at right. Interior: heavy framing apparent with heavy ribbed
and moulded ceiling beams over 1st floor. Very large fireplace at east end
of hall with wide Tudor arched fireplace and decorated spandrels set in shallow
Tudor arched recess. Decorated bressummer in rear room's fireplace, probably
brought in. Queen post, side purlin roof now partially hidden. Window shutters
still complete. Single C16 moulded doorway on ground floor.
Listing NGR: TQ7925835826
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