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Statutory Address:

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

Tunbridge Wells (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 62785 46279



1/281 Sherendon Farmhouse 20.10.54 II

Farmhouse. Probably C17, possibly earlier with various later modernisations (the largest one circa 1700). The earlier part is timber-framed although the end wall was rebuilt in the C19 with Flemish bond red brick and the front is clad with cement render incised like ashlar masonry. The circa 1700 extension front is of coursed blocks of local stone ashlar with large quoins on the south end corner and south end wall of English bond red brick including a large number of burnt headers. Brick stack and chimneyshafts and peg-tile roof. Plan: Farmhouse faces east south east, say east. The C17 section is at the right (north) end, 3-room lobby entrance plan house. The small north end room has an end stack, inserted there in the late C19. The main axial stack between the other 2 rooms serves back-to-back fireplaces and the lobby entrance is in front. Circa 1700 2-room plan parlour extension to left (south). Any stack here is now disused.

House is 2 storeys with attics in the roofspace and lean-to outshots across the rear of the right end.

Exterior: Irregular 4-window front of various windows. At the left end a late C19 canted bay window containing timber mullion-and-transom windows. Alongside is C19 16-pane sash, and next to that a tripartite sash with a central 16-pane sash. Above that is a C17 oriel window on curving oak brackets (5 lights with ovolo-moulded mullions). First floor right end another C17 window, 3 lights with chamfered oak mullions. Rest are C19 and C20 casements. Pent roof across the front of the older section at first floor level. Main roof is half-hipped both ends and contains 3 front gabled dormers. To rear roof is carried down over the outshots.

Interior: Not available for inspection at the time of this survey.

Listing NGR: TQ6278546279


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

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Date: 30 Oct 1999
Reference: IOE01/00667/29
Rights: Copyright IoE Mrs Barbara Ingram-Monk. Source Historic England Archive
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