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OLD SWAN HOUSE

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: OLD SWAN HOUSE

List entry Number: 1204659

Location

OLD SWAN HOUSE, BODIAM ROAD

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

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Sandhurst

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 05-Jul-1993

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 170275

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

SANDHURST TQ7928 BODIAM ROAD 1350-0/9/171 Old Swan House GV II House, at one time an Inn. Former late Medieval open hall house with late C16 parlour cross wing and service end replaced in C18 when the building was refronted, with Edwardian kitchen extension and C20 fenestration. Timber-framed building, the front clad in weatherboarding the right side elevation tile hung. Steeply pitched tiled roof, hipped and with gablet to left, gabled to right with off central panelled late C16 brick chimneystack. 2 storeys and attics: 3 windows. 2 C19 gabled dormers. 3 C20 tripartite casements. Doorcase now in side elevation. Front has wooden sundial. Interior has remains of dais beam and 2 inglenook fireplaces, one with salt niche. Parlour has 2 C18 china cupbards with serpentine shelves. Jowled posts. 1st floor has main bedroom with roll moulded ceiling. Shutter grooves. Cellar has wine bins dating from the building's use as an Inn.

Listing NGR: TQ7974828359

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National Grid Reference: TQ 79748 28359

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