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SISSINGHURST COURT AND ENTRANCE WALL

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: SISSINGHURST COURT AND ENTRANCE WALL

List entry Number: 1067750

Location

SISSINGHURST COURT AND ENTRANCE WALL, THE STREET

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

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Cranbrook

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Dec-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 169106

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

CRANBROOK THE STREET, (SOUTH TQ 7837-7937 SIDE), SISSINGHURST 8/255 Sissinghurst Court 19.12.85 and Entrance Wall GV II

House. C17 with large additions of circa 1920. Part timber-framed (to south- west). Red brick on ground floor, exposed close studding above. Plain tiled roof. South side: Half-hipped return wing to left (the original building) with lower gabled projection to right. Moulded barge-boards. Two storeys and garret in wing to left. Irregular fenestration of 5 windows on first floor with cornice-hood over central first floor window, and 5 windows on ground floor. Wood-framed moulded lattice casements. Tudor-arched doorway to left with moulded surround and boarded door. East (Entrance) Front: Long return wing to left, completely blank with projecting chimney breast and tall stack in angle. One window on each floor of this wing. Long dormer in east wing with gabled projection to right. Tudor-arched doorway with moulded surround, floral carvings in spandrels and boarded door to left of projection with long lattice wooden mullioned window to left. Casements with oval stained glass inserts. Lattice glazing. Service wing to right behind. Entrance wall, 15 yards long, attached to left-hand wing, with central gate piers and ball-finials. Railed gate with scrolled panels, dog-rails and decorative overthrow. Interior: some plasterwork in C20 block. Evidence of substantial timber-frame in old block.

Listing NGR: TQ7888437394

Selected Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 24 Kent,

National Grid Reference: TQ 78884 37394

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