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A Grade II Listed Building in Hawkhurst, Kent

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Latitude: 51.0583 / 51°3'29"N

Longitude: 0.5381 / 0°32'17"E

OS Eastings: 577961

OS Northings: 131833

OS Grid: TQ779318

Mapcode National: GBR PTR.JV9

Mapcode Global: FRA D60B.3FY

Entry Name: Woodsden

Listing Date: 22 June 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1338747

English Heritage Legacy ID: 169814

Location: Hawkhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN18

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Hawkhurst

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

TQ 73 SE (east side)

10/463 Woodsden
House. C16 or earlier altered C17, and C18-C19. Timber framed and clad with red
brick and tile hung, with part exposed frame to return and rear elevations. Plain
tiled roof. Two storeys with hipped roof and central stacks. Regular
fenestration of 2 three light and central 2 light wooden casements on 1st floor,
and 2 tripartite sashes on ground floor. Central boarded door in half-timbered
gabled porch with moulded bargeboard. Single storey extension to left with sash
and truncated stack at end left. Lower half hipped 2 storey wing to rear, with
small additional C19 single storey extensions in part in English bond, and large
C17 arch offset stack projecting at rear left (base within C19 extension). Right
return with exposed studding (under restoration at time of survey). Interior:
main range with full frame visible, with ogee-bracket moulded beams, others with
tongue-stopped chamfers. Inglenook fireplaces. Renewed clasped purlin roof.
Rear range with moulded beams, many re-used from earlier frame with window
mullions mortices, chamfers and mouldings, all with inverted date: 1627; the whole
frame iron-strapped C17/C18 and under restoration at time of survey. Bakehouse
attached to rear stack originally with exterior hatches, bread oven and copper
brick lined cellar.

Listing NGR: TQ7708932534

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

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