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Friezley and Weavers

A Grade II* Listed Building in Cranbrook, Kent

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Latitude: 51.1157 / 51°6'56"N

Longitude: 0.5337 / 0°32'1"E

OS Eastings: 577432

OS Northings: 138209

OS Grid: TQ774382

Mapcode National: GBR PSZ.XCH

Mapcode Global: VHJN6.67H1

Plus Code: 9F324G8M+7F

Entry Name: Friezley and Weavers

Listing Date: 9 June 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1347912

English Heritage Legacy ID: 168951

Location: Cranbrook & Sissinghurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN17

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Cranbrook & Sissinghurst

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text


1608/3/101 FRIEZLEY LANE
09-JUN-52 (East side)
Friezley and Weavers


Cloth hall, now 2 houses. C15 and C16 with C19 and C20 alterations and early C20 block to north. Timber framed and close studded with plaster infilled to south east and west on part brick, part rendered, part stone plinth. Red brick with tile hung first floor to north. Plain tiled roofs with C19 barge-boards in gablets. WEST (ENTRANCE) SIDE: 3 return gables, that to left early C20 and projecting, with side of south return front set back at right. Red brick clad-
ding on ground floor of centre with close studding on first floor and in gable.
Irregular 3 window front, casements. C20 arched brick porch with stepped and curved gabled hood to right, projecting from wide brick chimney breast rising
to stack through right hand gable. SOUTH FRONT: Timber framed and plaster in filling on brick and rendered plinth. Centre return gabled wing with wing set back to left and wing to right further back, (the gabled return wing of the east front). 2 storeys and attics with garret in gable. 1 large gabled dormer to left. Jetty over ground floor to left and under gable in centre. 2 windows on first floor to left, that to left a shallow 5-light early C16 oriel. 3 windows below jetty, to left. 2 windows on first floor of gabled wing, with a C19 pentice-roofed bay flanked by two small blocked C16 windows. Various casements. EAST FRONT: 2 storeys. Timber framed with close studding to left, red brick with tile hanging to right in return gable end to left of centre with jetties over ground and first floors. Projecting stack to front at left and projecting stack to left of return wing. Irregular fenestration of 2 windows on first floor to left, and 5 windows to right on both floors, (2 in timber-framed section to left on both floors, 3 in brick section to right). Blocked window in end of return gable, with wide octagonal oriel on carved brackets on first floor, flanked by 2-light blocked windows and with 6-light windows on ground floor. 1 door into basement to left with 1/2-glazed door in angle up 8 brick steps. Interior: Substantial timber-frame. Extra-ordinary wide fireplace with very long low Tudor-arched moulded wooden surround. Seats inside fireplace and window to right. Early C20 neo-Caroline staircase. Ribbed ceiling in drawing room. Various surviving mullioned windows. Roof later rebuilt.

Listing NGR: TQ7743238209

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