TQ8942 : Wealden Hall House at Crowbridge Cottage, Romden Road, Smarden, Kent

taken 9 years ago, near to Maltman's Hill, Kent, Great Britain

Wealden Hall House at Crowbridge Cottage, Romden Road, Smarden, Kent
Wealden Hall House at Crowbridge Cottage, Romden Road, Smarden, Kent
Crowbridge Cottage
A group of historic buildings relocated from others sites. Two buildings Romden Hall House and Crowbridge Cottage were relocated and formed into one adjoined dwelling in 2000, whilst a large aisled barn unseen to the right was constructed around 2001.

Romden House was originally built in the 15th century, and had later alterations. In the 19th century it was even used as an oast house. In 1987 is was largely damaged by the great storm and was later to be relocated from it's site near Tunbridge Wells to Smarden. For more information about Romden Hall House LinkExternal link
Wealden Hall Houses
Wealden Hall Houses were timber framed farmhouses built by wealthy Yeoman farmers from the late 1300's to the mid 1500's (late Mediaeval to Tudor times). Originating in the South East, in the Weald of Kent and Sussex, they spread to other Southern counties around England. They remain most prevalent in the South East, particularly in areas surrounding Maidstone. The buildings can be identified by their distinct front jettied first floor end bays. …read more here LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 21 January, 2009   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 21 January, 2009
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Housing, Dwellings 
Primary Subject of Photo
Wealden hall house   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8998 4244 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:8.9810N 0:42.8967E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8996 4246
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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