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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: 1084381



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

County: Kent

District: Canterbury

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Chislet

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 29-Sep-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 08-Feb-1982

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 171125

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Reasons for Designation

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In the entry for CHISLET HARLEY LANE

5/289 Tudor House

the address shall be amended to read CHISLET FORSTAL

Tudor House



Tudor House (formerly listed as Tudor Cottage, The Forstal) TR 26 SW 5/289 29.9.52.


2. Hall-house of Wealden form circa 1440, with chimney and ceiling over open hall inserted circa 1500 and porches and bay added in 1637. Timber-framed building with plaster infilling, the end window bays of the first floor oversailing on the protruding ends of the floor joists and with brackets and curved braces. The recessed centre has curved braces supporting the overhanging eaves. Steeply- pitched hipped tiled roof with C16 link chimneystack. Three casement windows. The centre portion has a two storeyed bay dated 1637 and added then, of which the first floor has decorative black and white scrollwork and the date and the ground floor has been rebuilt in modern red brick. To the south of this is a red brick porch, also added in 1637, with round-headed archway and shaped Dutch gable. Chimneybreast on each end wall. Behind the porch is the original wooden door surround with blank spandrels. The interior contains two inglenook fireplaces and an original stone fireplace with blank spandrels, upright posts with jowls, embattled beam to former open-hall, one square crownpost of circa 1440, an octagonal moulded crownpost of later date, smoke blackened rafters, original doors and some panelling in an upstairs room. Grade II* as a good example of a Wealden hall-house with exceptional interior features.

Listing NGR: TR2331864878

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National Grid Reference: TR 21659 64039


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