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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.


List entry Number: 1070372



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

County: Kent

District: Ashford

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Tenterden

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 08-May-1950

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 179719

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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1. 1715 HIGH STREET (South Side)

No 43 (The Eight Bells Inn) TQ 8833 1/10 8.5.50.


2. A C15 timber-framed building refronted in the C18 but with the timbering still visible in the side facing Bells Lane. The front elevation is of 2 storeys and attic painted brick. Cornice and parapet. 3 sashes with glazing bars missing. 2 small bay windows on ground and 1st floors. Modern public house front on ground floor between them. The building extends back a long way and on the east side the 1st floor projects on the protruding ends of the floor joists and curved brackets with a moulded bressumer at the north end of this front. The north corner of the 1st floor is studded but the ground floor below it and the whole of the rest of this side is now fronted with weatherboarding. Modern casement windows. The rear elevation has a portion with 2 gables and Venetian windows and there is also a weatherboarded stable.

All the listed buildings on the South side from Nos 17 to 57 form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ8838633301

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National Grid Reference: TQ 88385 33308


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