THE GUN AND SPITROAST PUBLIC HOUSE AND REAR COURTYARD

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1121941

Date first listed: 10-Oct-1989

Statutory Address: THE GUN AND SPITROAST PUBLIC HOUSE AND REAR COURTYARD, THE HEATH

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: THE GUN AND SPITROAST PUBLIC HOUSE AND REAR COURTYARD, THE HEATH

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

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells (District Authority)

Parish: Horsmonden

National Grid Reference: TQ 70045 40511

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History

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Details

HORSMONDEN THE HEATH TQ 7040-7140 (south side) 7/118 The Gun and Spitroast Public House and rear courtyard. GV II

Public House. C17 or earlier, altered and extended C18 and early C19. Timber framed and tile hung, extended with painted brick. Plain tiled roofs. Two parallel ranges extended to right. Two storeys and attic on plinth with discontinuous plat band and moulded wooden eaves cornice to roof hipped to right, gabled to left with stacks to rear left and to rear right and 3 hipped dormers. Ridge line stepped down to right to 2 storeys with stack at end right. Five 2 and 3 light wooden casements on first floor and 3 light casement to left on ground floor with segmental head, with large hipped porch to centre left with 4 centred arched boarded door; right hand section with ground floor built out with plate glass picture windows and boarded door to right. Rear wing of 2 storeys, gabled with projecting cross-wing at left with hipped roof and gablet. Small rear courtyard with early C19 single storey outbuildings of red brick and plain tiled roofs. Interior: altered late C2O, but with elements of the original frame still visible, and with inglenook fireplace. The original name was The Gun, first licensed in the 1570's and licensed as a forge in 1618. The Heath, now the village centre, is some 2 miles from the church, and grew up as a result of the C16/C17 iron industry, especially that belonging to the Brown family, Royal Gunfounders, their mill pond at Shirrenden surviving half a mile to the north-east.

Listing NGR: TQ7004540511

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