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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: 1251199



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

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Capel

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Aug-1990

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 433852

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6/206 Mill House including front boundary railings


House. Early/mid C17, enlarged and remodelled in the early C19. C17 section is timber-framed and mostly clad with peg-tile, rear wall is underbuilt with Flemish bond red brick, the C19 part is painted brick (larger than usual); brick stacks and chimneyshafts; slate roof to front section, peg-tile roof to rear.

Plan: Double depth plan house facing south west. The principal rooms are those at the front, one each side of the central entrance hall containing the main stair. These rooms have projecting end stacks. Rear left is the former kitchen with its stack backing onto the front room and rear right is an unheated service room, now used as a kitchen.

The rear part is the C17 house. Originally it had a 3-room plan. The narrow centre room (maybe a through passage) is now joined with the heated room.

House is 2 storeys with attics over the C17 rear section and a single storey C19 bakehouse projects rear right.

Exterior: Symmetrical 3-window front of horned 16-pane sashes. Central doorway contains C19 6-panel door behind a trellis porch with tented roof (rebuilt circa 1980). 2 parallel roofs are gable-ended. The bakehouse has a hipped roof and large oven housing which is gabled.

Interior: C17 work is confined to rear part and here the C17 framed structure is largely intact. The larger rooms on each floor have chamfered axial beams. The former kitchen fire'place is sandstone ashlar but has a replacement oak lintel. The smaller version in the chamber above has the original oak lintel with a low Tudor arch. Roof of 3 uneven bays carried on clasped side purlin tie-beam trusses with curving windbraces. Front part has C19 joinery detail including a straight flight stair with 2 stick baluster balustrade on the landing.

Narrow front garden is enclosed by C19 cast iron railings. Plain rails and tubular standards with moulded finials. The railings also continue north westwards in front of the barn.

Listing NGR: TQ6548044764

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National Grid Reference: TQ 65480 44764


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