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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: 1253148



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

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Goudhurst

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 25-Oct-1990

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 169834

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The following building shall be added to the list:

GOUDHURST BALLARDS HILL TQ 73 NW 5/480 Ballards Court and Upper Ballards - II House 1899 by Sir Reginald Blomfield in Queen Anne style. Built of red brick in stretcherbond with stone dressings. Hipped tiled roof with 4 brick chimney stacks. 2 storeys and attics, 7 windows. Deep wooden modillion eaves cornice, end quoins and band below cornice extending into keystones of 3 central windows. 3 curved dormers with triple leaded lights. 12-pane sashes in reveals. 3 central windows have stone keystones. Plinth. Central doorcase with curved pediment on brackets. Doorcase with elaborate keystone and eared architrave. Double 6 panelled doors with top 4 panels glazed. Plinth. Attached to each side are sections of garden wall about 10 ft high in Flemish bond with stone coping terminating in brick piers with ball finials. Left side elevation has 3 triple sashes. Rear elevation has recessed centre with 2 12-pane sashes with jalousies and central French windows leading on to iron balcony supported on 4 piers. Late C2O dormer to roof. Wings have curved dormers and triple sash windows with elaborate keystones. Interior has sitting room with segmental fanlight, Tuscan columns balustered staircase and early C18 type panelling. Large and elaborate fire place with eared architrave and brackets with oval feature above, also with eared architrave, Some panelled doors.

Listing NGR: TQ7217339713

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National Grid Reference: TQ 72173 39713


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