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KNIGHTS PLACE

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.

Name: KNIGHTS PLACE

List entry Number: 1254435

Location

KNIGHTS PLACE, LOWER GREEN ROAD

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

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Pembury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 05-Dec-1973

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 437897

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TQ 64 SW PEMBURY LOWER GREEN ROAD

5/380 Knights Place 5.12.73 II

Large house, now divided into flats. Early C19, modernised and subdivided circa 1975. Flemish bond red brick with some burnt headers in less public walls; brick stacks and chimneyshafts; peg-tile roof.

Plan: Large double depth plan house facing east. The front rooms have rear stacks, the right one serving the rear room too. Left rear room has a projecting rear lateral stack. The main stair rises from the central front entrance hall between the 2 left rooms. Service block projects from left (south) end of the house but its stack is disused. The basic internal layout appears to remain intact but was substantially refurbished and adapted when the place was divided into flats.

2 storeys with single storey C20 extensions to rear.

Exterior: Main house has a symmetrical 3-window front of 16-pane sashes with low segmental. arches of rubbed brick. Centre bay breaks forward a little. Central doorway behind flat roofed porch up 2 stone steps. It has panelled sides, front flat pilasters and moulded entablature. It contains 6-panel door with panelled reveals and overlight with pattern of curving glazing bars. Deep plain boarded eaves and low pitch roof is hipped both ends. The other sides and the service wing continue in the same style if a little less regular. The right (north) side has a flat roofed curving bay for the front room; it contains 3 16-pane sash windows and the rear room has a full height square-cornered bay containing French windows to the ground floor. Verandah on Tuscan columns across rear of north end and rear has double gable.

Interior: Shows mostly C20 joinery and other detail.

Listing NGR: TQ6286741181

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National Grid Reference: TQ 62867 41181

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