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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: 1111762



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

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Lamberhurst

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: 169980

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2/143 TQ 63 NW

LAMBERHURST CLAY HILL ROAD(west side)Sandhurst Farnhouse

GII House.Circa 1500,clad C19 and refenestrated late C20.Timber framed and clad with red and blue brick in English bond on ground floor witb sandstone base and with weather boarded first floor.Plain tiled roof.Four framed bay through-passage plan.Two storeys and basement on plinth with continuous jetty on beam ends and hipped roof with rebuilt stack to centre right. Four 3 light wooden casements on first floor and three on ground floor with segmental heads,with boarded door to centre left and glazed doors to right.C20 lean-to outshot at right with wooden casements and boarded door.Basement openings to left return and large sandstone base to rear elevation.Interior:crown post roof with moulded octagonal main post and crown post trusses elsewhere with massive arched braces,the bracing and collar purlins set eccentrically.The lack of soot blackening and the apparently although not conclusively original continuous jetty,suggest that,despite the moulded crown post,this was not a hall house.The stack(of stone) and fireplaces are also early,with four centred arched and wave moulded stone and wooden surrounds.Four centred arched main door frame with hollowed spandrels survives,as do frame and jambs of two service doorways over basement end.

Listing NGR: TQ6485037987

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National Grid Reference: TQ 64850 37987


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