CROCKHURST STREET COTTAGES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1251313
Date first listed:
24-Aug-1990
Statutory Address:
CROCKHURST STREET COTTAGES, 1-4, CROCKHURST STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CROCKHURST STREET COTTAGES, 1-4, CROCKHURST STREET

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

County:
Kent
District:
Tunbridge Wells (District Authority)
Parish:
Capel
National Grid Reference:
TQ 62173 45113

Details

TQ 64 NW CAPEL CROCKHURST STREET, TUDELEY

1/247 Nos 1-4 (inclusive) Crockhurst Street Cottages

GV II

Row of 4 cottages. Late C19. Flemish bond red brick with cream-coloured bricks used on the corners, doorways, windows and extensively on the chimneyshafts for decorative effect; brick stacks and large staggered chimneyshafts; red tile roof.

Plan: Row of 4 contemporary cottages facing west and numbering 1-4 from left (north) to right (south). Each cottage has a one-room plan with the front doorway, entrance hall and staircase to one side. Each two are a mirror-plan of the other two. The end cottages (Nos 1 and 4) have doorways towards each end and the middle cottages (Nos 2 and 3) have doorways towards the centre, side by side. Centre 2 cottages are broken forward very slightly from the outer two. Axial stacks between Nos 1 and 2 and Nos 3 and 4 serve back-to- back fireplaces.

Cottages are 2 storeys with small single storey bakehouse each end (both connected to end cottages in the C20).

Exterior: Symmetrical 1:2:1-window of late C19 casements with glazing bars, all with low segmental brick arches over. Doorways also with low segmental arches and they contain original plain plank doors behind original gabled porches with trellis sides and wavey bargeboards. Centre paired doorways share single larger porch. Main roof is gable-ended.

Interiors: Not inspected.

This row of small cottages, built for the Somerhill estate, are good and very complete late C19 cottages and form a group with Nos 1 and 2 Crockhurst Farm Cottages (q.v.) opposite.

Listing NGR: TQ6217345113

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
433987
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 10 Sep 1999
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