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8, 9 AND 10, BIRD-IN-HAND STREET

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: 8, 9 AND 10, BIRD-IN-HAND STREET

List entry Number: 1067574

Location

8, 9 AND 10, BIRD-IN-HAND STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Speldhurst

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Oct-1954

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 438598

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TQ 53 37 SPELDHURST BIRD-IN-HAND STREET, OLD GROOMBRIDGE 16/455 Nos 8, 9 and 10 20.10.54

GV II

Row of 3 cottages. Early/mid C19. Flemish bond red brick with decorative burnt headers; brick stacks and chimneyshafts; peg-tile roof.

Plan: Row of 3 contemporary cottages facing north east onto the lane, numbering 8-10 from left to right. All have similar one-room plans, each a mirror plan of the other with front doorway the other end of the stack. Axial stack between Nos 8 and 9 serves back-to-back fireplaces and to No 10 has a projecting gable-end stack.

2 storeys with attics in the roofspace.

Exterior: Regular 3-window front of C19 and C20 casements with glazing bars, the ground floor ones have low segmental brick arches over. All cottages have C19 plank doors under shallow hoods on shaped timber brackets. Main roof is gable-ended and contains 3 hip-roofed dormers.

Interior: No exposed carpentry. Roof not inspected.

This row of small C19 cottages add variety to the superlative group of buildings associated with Groombridge Place (q.v.) in Old Groombridge village.

Listing NGR: TQ5295837745

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National Grid Reference: TQ 52961 37741

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