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CHARITY COTTAGES

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.

Name: CHARITY COTTAGES

List entry Number: 1116521

Location

CHARITY COTTAGES, HEADCORN ROAD

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

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Frittenden

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 22-Jun-1989

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 169372

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

FRITTENDEN HEADCORN ROAD TQ 8041-8141 (east side) 13/22 Charity Cottages GV II Cottage row. C15 to C16. Timber framed and part exposed close studding with large panel framing to left return, all with plaster infill. Part tile hung. Underbuilt with red brick. Plain tiled roof. A 4-framed bay hall house in origin with jettied cross-wing and framed rear-wing; the whole an impressively large framed building in its final state. Two storeys on plinth, with jetty to right on moulded brackets and with moulded bressummer. Hipped roof with gablets to left and to transverse, projecting hip at right. Stacks to left, and moulded and clustered to centre right, and offset and moulded to rear left. Blocked mullioned windows ranged under eaves to left hand bays, and, unblocked, to jettied wing. Irregular 5 wooden casements on each floor, with blocked moulded mullioned windows to jettied wing. Boarded doors to left, to centre with flat hood and to right. The size, quality and layout of the building, with long ranges of eaves-windows, suggest a connection with the medieval cloth trade.

Listing NGR: TQ8157641289

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National Grid Reference: TQ 81576 41289

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