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Whitewell House

A Grade II Listed Building in Cranbrook, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1117 / 51°6'42"N

Longitude: 0.535 / 0°32'6"E

OS Eastings: 577543

OS Northings: 137768

OS Grid: TQ775377

Mapcode National: GBR PT5.B2D

Mapcode Global: VHJN6.7B63

Entry Name: Whitewell House

Listing Date: 19 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1373845

English Heritage Legacy ID: 169144

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

CRANBROOK WHITEWELL LANE
TQ 73 NE
(east side)
3/293
- Whitewell House
GV II

Hall-house, now house. Early C16, clad in C18 and altered circa 1910,
possibly by Mervyn Macartney. Timber framed and clad in exposed timber
framing on ground floor to west with red and blue brick ground floor to sides.
Tile-hung first floor. Low pitched twin span roofs, with stacks with
projecting breasts to left and right. Wing at left towards rear. 2 storeys.
Regular 2 bay front, with 2 projecting 2 storey bays. Glazing bar casements
with lattice glazing in top lights. Central recessed entrance with boarded
door behind and flat hood on brackets over. Similar hood over glazed door
on right return front. Interior: substantial timber frame. Roof rebuilt.
Heavy jowled posts. Stair of circa 1710, probably brought in. Inserted
stack. Various Macartney fireplaces in Neo-Georgian style.


Listing NGR: TQ7754337768

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

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