THE CLOSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1070464
Date first listed:
19-Feb-1990
Statutory Address:
THE CLOSE, CARPENTERS LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE CLOSE, CARPENTERS LANE

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

County:
Kent
District:
Tonbridge and Malling (District Authority)
Parish:
Hadlow
National Grid Reference:
TQ 63279 49749

Details

HADLOW CARPENTERS LANE TQ 63 49 7/17 The Close

GV II

House. Circa 1850-1860. Flemish bond brick, rear is probably timber-framed and is clad with peg-tile; brick stacks with original divided chimneyshafts and some original chimneypots; slate roof.

Plan: Double-depth-plan house facing south-east towards the High Street There is a front and back room either side of a central entrance hall and main stair. The left (south western) rooms are heated by an end stack whereas there is an axial stack between the right rooms serving back-to-back fireplaces. Former service wing to rear of right end is now in separate ownership.

House is 2 storeys.

Exterior: Symmetrical 3-window front of large 4-pane sashes, those on the ground floor are taller. All the windows have exposed timber cases and the first floor ones have eared architraves. Central doorway up stone steps in recessed round-headed arch contains a panelled door and plain fanlight. The centre bay breaks forward slightly and there are clasping buttresses each end, a plinth, projecting brick bands at first floor level across the recessed outer bays, and above the doorway a wide flat hood on moulded stucco consoles. Deep eaves with plain soffits. Low pitch roof along front is hipped both ends. To tear 2 parallel roofs at right angles to the front and both are hipped to rear. The left (south western) side faces Carpenters Lane and has a symmetrical 2-window front in the same style as the front except here the windows have rubbed brick arches over.

Interior: Not inspected but original joinery detail is suspected.

The Close is one of an attractive group of varied buildings at the western edge of Hadlow.

Listing NGR: TQ6327949749

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
179453
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 05 Apr 2002
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