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Statutory Address:

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

Tunbridge Wells (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 72524 36552


GOUDHURST SMUGLEY LANE TQ 73 NW 5/268 Smugley Farmhouse 9.6.52 II House. Mid C16, extended C16/C17. Timber framed and exposed close-studding with plaster infill on sandstone base, with weather boarding to return eleva- tions, and red brick and tile hung rear wing. Plain tiled roofs. Continuous jettied range of 4 framed bays with rear additions. Two storeys and attic with basement of sandstone to left. Continuous jetty with moulded bressumer on brackets and returned to left on moulded dragon post, the principal frame posts enriched with carved colonettes, most badly worn, with brick pier to right end. Hipped roof with gablets and hipped dormer. Stack to end right, and large projecting stack of English Bond brick with sandstone quoins on sandstone base projecting at rear left, with clustered moulded flues. Four leaded wooden case- ments on 1st floor, of 2 and 3 lights, and two with mullions and transoms. Three 3 and 4 light leaded casements on ground floor. Boarded door to centre right in four centred arched doorway with pomegranate (?) and rose spandrel carvings. Basement openings to left return, with C16 wing to rear left, 2 storeys with half hipped roof, casement windows and half-glazed door. Catslide outshot to main range. Interior: heavily moulded ceiling beams to end left parlour (with dragon beam). Large inglenook fireplaces with bread oven and curing cupboard. Mullioned window with shutter grooves exposed on left return. Upper fireplaces with simple chamfered four-centred chimney bressummer. Main roof with large, square section crown posts, unmoulded but for chamfered arisses, braced to collar purlin and tie beam.

Listing NGR: TQ7252436552


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

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