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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: 1253830



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

County: Kent

District: Sevenoaks

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Cowden

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 10-Sep-1954

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 357094

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1. 5280 COWDEN COWDEN Furnace Lane Scarlets TQ 44 SW 52/330 10.9.54.


2. Late mediaeval building, possibly a hall although roof is of queen strut type with side purlins and wind braces. Later C16 alterations and modern gabled additions at both ends. In centre, 2 storeys. Ground floor with exposed framing and vertical half timbering and plaster infilling. Various large restored lattice windows of different sizes and small C16 oak door to right with carved 4-centred head piece (up 2 stone steps). Modern door to left. Plinth of random stone. Projecting tiled croft over ground floor windows supported on roughly carved brackets. 1st floor tile hung with lattice windows, eaves and bracket gutter and tile roof. Coupled ridge chimney stack. Interior, with C16 inglenook fireplace with carved bracket in centre. Some good plain C18 panelling and back of church pew incorporated in panelled dado. Historic associations with the old iron industry. Rear elevation all of exposed framing with plaster filling above, brick below; and 3 original windows.

Listing NGR: TQ4432440134

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National Grid Reference: TQ 44324 40134


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