Little Charity

8 May 2002
Little Charity, Swattenden Lane, Cranbrook, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN17 3PS
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

CRANBROOK SWATTENDEN LANE TQ 73 SE (North side) 6/264 - Little Charity GV II Former hall-house, now house. Early C15, with C18 cladding and C20 extensions.

Timber-fronted on red brick plinth with weatherboarded cladding, tilehung on first floor to west. Plain tiled hipped roofs. Hall-house plan. 1 storeys with ridge stack to right, and gabled semi-dormers to left and on south (right) end. Irregular 2 windows front, casements. Boarded door with gabled hood on curved brackets to right. 1 storey extension to left with 2 gabled dormers and boarded door to right. Gabled porch to right at south and flanked by low gabled extension. Interior: Heavy framing visible.

Inserted brick stack with replaced wooden bressummer. Heavily jowled posts.

Uniform scantling roof with collars and smoke-blackening.

Listing NGR: TQ7677934438


This is part of the Series: IOE\Farrow_Geoffrey IOE Records for Farrow, Geoffrey; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


Copyright IoE Mr Geoffrey Farrow. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Farrow, Geoffrey

Rights Holder: Farrow, Geoffrey


Brick, Tile, Timber, Weatherboard, Medieval Open Hall House, Monument <By Form>, Hall House, House, Domestic, Dwelling, Timber Framed House, Timber Framed Building