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Latitude: 51.1494 / 51°8'57"N
Longitude: 0.6855 / 0°41'7"E
OS Eastings: 587923
OS Northings: 142335
OS Grid: TQ879423
Mapcode National: GBR QV4.S5P
Mapcode Global: VHJN2.TCSP
Entry Name: Hartnup House
Listing Date: 17 September 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1366291
English Heritage Legacy ID: 181281
Location: Smarden, Ashford, Kent, TN27
Civil Parish: Smarden
Built-Up Area: Smarden
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
5272 SMARDEN WATER LANE
TQ 8742 23/16 17.9.52.
L-shaped timber-framed building. The north-west wing is probably C15. It
has plaster infilling colour-washed. The ground floor is close-studded. The
first floor oversails on both fronts on the protruding ends of the floor joists
and brackets. Dragon beam with moulded post. Hipped tiled roof. Casement
windows with small square leaded panes. Two storeys and attics. Three windows
and 2 hipped dormers facing north-west, one window and one hipped dormer facing
north-east. The south-east wing was added by Matthew Hartnup in 1671. This
has red brick infilling and one bay window of 5 lights on the ground and first
floors, with a gable oversailing on a bessummer, carved with the figures of
2 hippototami and between these the words, "Matthew Hartnup" and containing
an attic window with the date 1671 over it. The south-east window bay of
this wing has been refaced in red brick and grey headers. Two windows. Doorcase
with single petalled roses of York and Lancaster. The courtyard to Hartnup
House is paved with Bethersden marble.
Listing NGR: TQ8792342335
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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