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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: 1104923



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

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Horsmonden

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 10-Oct-1989

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 169859

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HORSMONDEN CHURN LANE TQ 74 SW (south side) 1/23 Poplars and Poplars Farmhouse and wall attached GV II

House, now house pair. C15 altered and extended C17 and early C19. Timber framed and part exposed with plaster infill, part clad and extended with red brick, ornamental tile hanging on first floor and plain tiled roof. Probable Wealden house in origin. Two storeys and attic on plinth, ground floor with close studded frame and continuous jetty on brackets. Large jettied gables to left and to right with central gabled dormer, all with moulded bargeboards. Stacks to left and to right. Three glazing bar sashes to attic floor and 4 to first floor with canted bays to left and to right on ground floor with glazing bar sashes, the left hand bay partly blocking an infilled mullioned window to its upper right. C19 central doorway, half glazed door with sidelights in recessed half-timbered porch. Catslide outshot to right. Two storey red brick wing added to rear right, with end stack and 2 wooden casements on each floor. Rear elevations with brick and tile hanging, with hipped, gabled and half-hipped wings of various dates. Attached at left and enclosing tbe whole of the eastern side of the front garden is a brick wall, about 6 feet in height and returned to the north with a gateway, to adjoin the south wall of the barn (item 1/24). Interior: complicated sequence of building, the rear rooms with evidence of jettying and dragon beams (flying freehold with C19 addition to right, which shares some of these features), the framing elsewhere partly visible with quirk and tongue stopped chamfers. Rear central stair bay, separately framed and with remains of newel stair and with blocked mullioned windows. C19 alterations include geometric stair of two flights with wreathed rail and scrolled tread ends, and shutters to bays on roller system.

Listing NGR: TQ7025442548

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National Grid Reference: TQ 70254 42548


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