1996

TQ7139 : Broadford: an old "Clothmaster's Hall"

taken 28 years ago, near to Horsmonden, Kent, England

Broadford: an old "Clothmaster's Hall"
Broadford: an old "Clothmaster's Hall"
Broadford is another old "Clothmaster's Hall", part of which is 15th century. The timber framework has been covered in rough cast and the windows altered.
Broadcloth LinkExternal link was made here for Queen Elizabeth I who visited it in 1573 when it was owned by the Austen family, ancestors of the writer Jane Austen. A descendant of hers still has one of the Queen's tokens which were issued to commemorate a royal visit. See also TQ7140 : Grovehurst: old "Clothmaster's Hall" and TQ7139 : The Weaverís Cottage, Capel Cross.
Other snippets from Horsmonden's history at: LinkExternal link . A Gallery is at: Link

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TQ7139, 30 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
D Gore   (more nearby)
Date Taken
1996   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 2 August, 2008
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 712 396 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:7.8417N 0:26.7920E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 712 397
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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