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A Grade II* Listed Building in Cranbrook, Kent

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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

Plus Code: 9F323HV5+FC

Entry Name: Coursehorn

Listing Date: 20 June 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1336925

English Heritage Legacy ID: 168933

ID on this website: 101336925

Location: Coursehorn, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN17

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Cranbrook & Sissinghurst

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Tagged with: Cloth hall School building

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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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