Pattyndenne Manor And Rear Courtyard

25 Jun 2002
Pattyndenne Manor And Rear Courtyard, Bedgebury Road, Goudhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN17 2QU
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

GOUDHURST BEDGEBURY ROAD TQ 73 NW (west side) 5/93 Pattyndenne Manor and rear courtyard 9.6.52 GV II* House. Late C15, altered and extended mid C16. Timber framed and exposed close-studding with plaster infill on red brick base, return and rear elevations part tile hung and red brick. Plain tiled roof. Wealden hall house plan of 4 framed bays. Two storeys on plinth, the end left and right bays jettied on moulded dragon posts and returned to left and to right returns, and both with moulded bressummer. Recessed cenral bays with eaves carried on arched braces and central brackets. Hipped roof with gablets and stacks to centre right, to rear left and projecting and offset at end left and at end right. Three 3-light leaded wooden casements and 2-light mullioned window set at floor level to centre right on first floor, and 3-light and 5-light mullioned and transomed casements on ground floor, with 3-light canted oriel on coved base with moulded brackets to right. Wave moulded plank and stud door (C16) to centre right in four centred arched doorway with indented spandrels and moulded surround at head of flight of 5 steps. Lower single storey wing to rear right, with brick crabs and outhouse enclosing small rear courtyard. Interior: high quality constructional and moulded details: tall octagonal corwn post with moulded capital and base on massive tie-beam with roll-moulded knee brace, otherwise simple crown-post trusses to smoke-blackened roof. Cross-passage with two 4-centred arched service doors.

Heavily moulded ceiling joists and principal fireplace bressummer (stack inserted in hall rather than cross-passage), with extensive plank and muntin panelling.

Built early C15 for Pattenden family, altered mid C16 for Sir Maurice Berkeley, Standard Bearer to Henry VIII, Edward VI and Elizabeth I. See Archaeologia Cantiana, vol 29, p.190.

Listing NGR: TQ7199436585


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0700 IOE Records taken by Geoffrey Farrow; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Geoffrey Farrow. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Farrow, Geoffrey

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