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The Priory

A Grade II* Listed Building in Orpington, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3789 / 51°22'44"N

Longitude: 0.1048 / 0°6'17"E

OS Eastings: 546577

OS Northings: 166534

OS Grid: TQ465665

Mapcode National: GBR QF.T8F

Mapcode Global: VHHP4.RLRR

Plus Code: 9F3294H3+HW

Entry Name: The Priory

Listing Date: 31 May 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1064330

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358380

Location: Priory Gardens, Orpington, Bromley, London, BR6

County: London

District: Bromley

Electoral Ward/Division: Orpington

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Bromley

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Orpington All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Description


TQ 46 NE
9/112

ORPINGTON
CHURCH HILL
The Priory

31.5.54

II*
Originally Orpington Rectory. Irregular-shaped building of which the main or west front is L-shaped. C15 enlarged in C17.

Two storeys, eleven windows. Mainly faced with flints but the south end has exposed timber-framing and close studding with some brickwork behind. Tiled roof. The west wing has two gables. Projecting from the south slope of the south gable is a large timbered dormer with attic window. In the centre of the west front of the south wing is a timbered gable containing an attic window. To the left of this is an C18 porch with a doorway in moulded architrave surround between fluted Ionic half-columns and with a pediment over the whole. Mostly casement windows of two or three obtusely pointed lights, but the south wing has some sash windows. Brick and flint buttress at the south west angle of west wing. Small bay in the angle of the L. Another buttress between this and the porch. Photograph in the National Monument Record, nine interior carved beams. To the east of the house is an old red brick garden wall.

Listing NGR: TQ4048366142

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